Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405586
Senatus Consulto
$350.00
A beautiful and rare stone stamp seal, carved in black serpentine with a high handle, Western Asia, Hittite period or slightly later, 2nd. millenium BC.

Triangular seal plate, engraved with a reclining 4-legged animal, finely made knob handle with piercing and engravings on the top!

Diameter: 20 x 20 mm. height 12,5 mm.

Condition: Superb.

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), collected from the 1980s and onwards...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405582
Senatus Consulto
$285.00
Rare Anatolian or Syrian/Levantine stone seal with handle and a depiction of a horned animal, walking with a palm branch, likely late Hittite period, 2nd. millenium BC.

Finely carved seal with an elaborate handle and some great details. Rare.

Height 12,5 mm. the square seal-plate, 17 x 17,5 mm.

Condition: Superb.

Ex. Important German Collection (Berlin), collected from the 1980s and onwards...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405547
Senatus Consulto
$350.00
A very rare and quite extraordinary large seal with Sphinx, Phoenician, ca. 7th.-6th. century AD.

The seal shaped as a stylized scarab or scaraboid with the upperpart crudely engraved after Egyptian inspiration. The seal is carved in a hard black stone, perhaps serpentine.

Size: 20,5 x 17 mm, height 10 mm.

Condition: Choice!

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), collected from the 1980s and onwards...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405545
Senatus Consulto
$375.00
A beautiful and rare stone stamp seal, carved in black hematite w handle and a pyramidal shape, Western Asia, Hittite period, 2nd. millenium BC.

Triangular seal plate, engraved with 4-legged monsters on top of each other, perhaps lions or tigers.

Diameter: 25 x 24 mm. height 14 mm.

Condition: Nearly superb.

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), collected from the 1980s and onwards...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405544
Senatus Consulto
$350.00
Rare Anatolian or Levantine stone seal with handle and a depiction of a Ram or Goat, Hittite period, 2nd. millenium BC.

Finely carved seal with an elaborate handle and some great details. The Goat is a symbol or personification of the storm god in the Hititte Pantheon.

Height 16 mm. sthe square seal-plate, 17,5 x 16,5 mm.

Condition: Superb.

Ex. Important German Collection (Berlin), collected from the 1980s and onwards...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405070
Senatus Consulto
$595.00
An important and rare stamp seal, carved in a cream stone, Mesopotamia, Neo-Assyrian period, 9th.-7th. century BC.

A finely engraved seal showing the Sphinx walking, crescent above.

Size: 20 mm. (tall).

Condition: Superb for type.

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), collected from the 1980s and onwards.

Comes with collectors own notes and photos along with a hard wax impression.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405069
Senatus Consulto
$1,650.00
A huge prehistoric gable seal, one of the largest known, Mesopotamia or Syria, ca. 5th.-4th. millenium BC.

A rectangular seal in hard black Serpentine stone, engraved with two stags. Wonderful quality engraving and the medium among the best of the early period. With it's approx 7 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1404798
Senatus Consulto
$295.00
Interesting and very early Buddhist stone Lidded reliquary jar, India, Gandhara culture, ca. 1st. century BC.

The Jar finely formed with a raised knob on the lid and engraved with lotus flowers.

Size: 60 mm. high and 50 mm. wide.

Ex. Old Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1404797
Senatus Consulto
$350.00
Interesting and very early buddhist stone Lidded reliquary jar, India, Gandhara culture, ca. 1st. century BC.

The Jar finely formed with a raised knob on the lid and engraved with lotus flowers.

Size: 68 mm. high and 51 mm. wide.

Ex. Old Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1403921
Senatus Consulto
$395.00
A superb and large bronze lance or spear, Ancient Near East, 1200-800 BC. 'Luristan' Turkmenistan / Uzbekistan bronze age.

A very impressive and decorative bronze lance with a long tang, massive socket and a broad, leaf-shaped blade with highly profiled midrib.

A beautiful lance that would have been highly efficient on combat but to large to through like a Javelin.

Size: c. 38,5 cm. long.

Condition: Superb. Beautiful green bronze patina.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1403916
Senatus Consulto
$375.00
AN ATTRACTIVE TANGED BRONZE SHORT, WESTERN ASIA, AREA OF TURKMENISTAN/UZBEKISTAN CA. 1200-800 BC.

A late and attractive tanged bronze sword with a medium size tang and a prominent mid-rib, triangular blade.

Size: c. 35,5 cm. (c. 14 inches).

Condition: Choice. Very good metal with a wonderful, smooth green patina.

Ex. Dæhnfeldt Collection, bought in the 1970s-1990s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1403315
Senatus Consulto
$1,250.00
An huge and extremely rare excarvated bronze food vessel, for the storage of foods or liquids, Byzantine, 6th.-9th. century AD.

The largest vessel, we've ever handled from Late Antiquity and as such very unusual for it's preservation. Made in solid metal with a large round body and a short neck and wide mouth. A utility vessel, used for containing foods or liquids. The vessel finely decorated with hammered patterns on the body.

Height: H 39,5 cm, Diameter 38 cm. cm., weig...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1403312
Senatus Consulto
$950.00
A massive and rare excarvated bronze vessel, likely for the storage of liquids, Byzantine, 6th.-9th. century AD.

Horisontically ribbed body and carinated vertically ribbed shoulder with funnel mouth.

Made in solid metal in a fine vase-like shape, with holes for attaching it to chains. A utility vessel, used for containing foods or liquids.

Size: 34-35 cm. wide and around 35,5 cm. tall, weight 4,2 kilograms - a HUGE piece for this early vessel!

Condit...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1402747
Senatus Consulto
$295.00
An attractive and large tanged bronze dagger from ancient Near East, likely Mesopotamia, dating to the earlier 2nd mill BC.

A very nice triangular blade with high shoulders and two rivet holes for fastening the handle. Very nice green patina and central midrib.

Size is c. 37 cm. - 14,5 inches.

Condition: Nearly superb. Intact with slight roughness to the edge.

Ex. Danish Private Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1402687
Senatus Consulto
$395.00
A choice tanged bronze sword from ancient Near East dating to 2nd mill BC.

Commonly termed 'Luristani' by dealers and collectors.

A very nice blade blade with shiny dark green patina. Round shoulders and a prominent central midrib.

Size is c. 45 cm. - 17,7 inches.

Condition: Choice - some roughness to the edges and a crack near one shoulder.

Ex. Danish Private Collection.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1402584
Senatus Consulto
$475.00
An interesting and very rare tanged bronze sword with elaborate handle, Ancient Near East dating to later 2nd. mill BC.

The sword a South Caspian Sea type, commonly labelled 'Luristani' by collectors and dealers.

The sword with a superb openwork guard and an intact lower part of handle and a short tang to take a handle of bone or wood. The prominent midrib tapers to the cutting edges, sharp point.

The sword measure 42,5 cm in length.

Condition: Cho...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1402582
Senatus Consulto
$495.00
A rare Ancient Near East Bronze short sword or large dagger dating to 1st-2nd mill BC.

Commonly termed Luristani by dealers and collectors.

Fine style weapon with square shoulders and a flat central midrib. As a rare feature, on this short sword the lower part of the hilt is intact, which is seldom seen on this type of bronze age weapon.

Size is 42,7 cm - 16,8 inches.

Condition: A very nice ancient bronze. Blade with a slight bend and some roughness...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1402578
Senatus Consulto
$550.00
A large and heavy (625 gram) bronze sword from ancient Near East dating to later 2nd mill BC.

Commonly termed 'Luristani' by dealers and collectors.

A superb and heavy blade with beautyful light and shiny dark green patina. Raised shoulders and a broad central midrib. A rivet for fastening of the handle remains.

Size is 51,3 cm - 20,2 inches. A massive large and beautyful bronze age sword, one of the largest we've ever handled.

Condition: Choice / Ne...