Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1378384
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$250.00
A large and impressive bronze seal with Zoomorphic handle in the shape of two bird heads, early 1st. mill. BC.

The seal large - 4 cm. tall and weighing 41,6 grams. It's cast with two heads and a loop between them. The seal being round and engraved with a Sun or star symbol.

Condition: Choice, exceptional red and green patina, but can be further cleaned with good result.

Ex. Collection of Dr. Grözinger, Germany, before 1962.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1378130
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$295.00
Interesting and very beautiful Kohl vessel, Persian, likely Khorassan, Seljuk Period, ca. 10th.-12th. century AD.

The vessel finely decorated with engravings, standing on three legs with Goat head applications.

Size: 8 cm. tall.

Condition: Superb, finely patinated.

Ex. North German Private Collection from the 1970s-1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1377694
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$295.00
A rare cylinder seal with the carving of a procession of 4 figures, Syrian, (2nd. Syrian group of cylinders), dating to the mid 2nd. millenium BC.

The seal very attractive with a fine provincial carving, the figures have tools or weapons in hand and there's a variety of other elements carved in the fields.

Size: 23 mm. tall and ca. 9 mm. thick.

Condition: Choice, some smooth wear.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1377693
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$275.00
A superb Levantine stamp seal, late 2nd.- early 1st. mill. BC.

A fine seal made in a black and glossy stone with an elaborately carved handle. The seal engraved with a winged bull with it's head turned back.

Size: ca. 19 mm. tall and 13 mm. wide.

Condition: Choice, some wear.

Ex Private collection, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376829
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$150.00
A fine Greenish black stone rectangular seal, Hittite Empire, ca. 16TH - 12TH century BC.

A scarce Anatolian version of the ancient Cylinder seal, where all 4 sides are engraved with a figures, Star and perhaps Moon symbols.

Size: Nearly 20 mm. tall.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376779
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$250.00
An interesting small collection of Levantine seals, dating to the late 2nd.-early 1st. millenium BC.

Pyramidal-shaped seals with square impression (base), engraved with animal, plant, cross or star etc., one is unengraved.

A nice little lot of seals with good patinas.

Sizes 12-15 mm. tall.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376760
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$295.00
A very rare and interesting bronze seal, Levantine, Hittite / Neo-Hittite states, late 2nd.-1st. millenium BC.

The seal is massive made in solid bronze, with a large pierced handle and engraved on the base with what we belive is a Luwian or related Levantine cultures inscription.

Size: 34 mm. in diameter and ca. 32 mm. high.

Ex. Old Danish Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376448
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$550.00
A superb necklace made of spherical and disc-shaped beads of red cornelian and a central pendant in form of an imitation of a stater from Tarsos, Northern Levante / Northern Mesopotamia, 3rd millenium B.C.

70 ancient Carnelian beads were carefully selected to form this beautiful necklace, all glossy and in a nice array of orange-red colours.

Size: ca. 49,5 cm. in a single row and with the pendant as extra, diameter 33 mm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376438
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$125.00
A scarce and beautiful Anatolian seal, Hittite Empire, ca. 2nd. mill. BC.

The Button seal engraved with a winged bull with Human bust, like the Centaur of the Greeks.

Size: 16-17 mm.

Condition: Choice, some wear.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376363
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$195.00
Rare later Hittite Jasper Stamp seal, Neo-Hittite states of the Levante, ca. 1200-800 BC.

A beautiful gem of a seal, made in red Jasper with fine engravings on handle and knob and the engraving of a bull in the base.

Size: 11-12 mm.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376359
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$250.00
High quality Levantine Pyramidal stamp seal, Neo-Hittite kingdoms, ca. 10th.-8th. century BC.

The seal is carved in a very attractive and unusual semiprecious stone, it looks a bit like Jade / Nephrite and is very hard. Stone glossy, and mottled green with lighter inclusions.

The seal itself engraved with a fine winged Bull, likely Tilla which is a bull-god in the Hurrian and Hittite pantheons, the attendant and mount of the weather god Teshub...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376197
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A fine large greenstone rectangular seal, Hittite Empire, ca. 16th - 13th century BC.

An impressive seal fully engraved on all sides with a combination of ancient script and decorations, pierced for suspension.

Size: ca. 33 mm. long and 33 mm. wide.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376040
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$150.00
A scarce stamp seal in red Jasper with unknown Symbol, perhaps a Luwian hieroglyph or just an Anchor?, ca. 1st. mill. BC.

The seal either Neo-Hittite of slightly later from the Levantine cultures.

Attractive in finely polished red stone.

Size: 22 mm.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1375996
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$175.00
A rare red stone stamp seal, likely Syrian or Levantine, Canaanites 1st. mill. BC.

The seal of the Trapezoid / Pyramidal shape pierced in the top and engraved on all 5 sides with detailed engravings.

Size: ca. 14 mm. high.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1375933
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$150.00
A scarce and well executed larger Sassanian stamp seal, 3rd.-6th. century AD.

The seal carved in a fine red carnelian and with a good rendering of a reclining Bull.

Size: 26 mm. wide.

Condition: Verry nice, some overall wear and minor chips.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1375929
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$175.00
AN URARTIAN STONE STAMP SEAL CIRCA 8TH-7TH CENTURY B.C.

An important and rare stone seal - typically for Urartu - with stamps (engravings) on all sides.

The seal engraved with columns and winged horses. Loop on top.

Size: 29 mm. tall.

Condition: Intact with some light surface corrosion.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1375912
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$250.00
A fine larger greenstone rectangular seal, Hittite Empire, ca. 16TH - 12TH century BC.

An impressive seal with the image of a large Tree on one side and ancient Luwian or related text on the other side. Pierced for suspension.

Size: ca. 25 mm. long and 20 mm. wide and 14 mm. thick.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1375901
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$295.00
A bi-facial red Jasper seal, engraved with Luwian or related script on both sides, Hittite Empire, 14th.-12th. century BC.

The seal is pierced for suspension on a string and has a deep ridge on the side.

These seals are normally with the names of living persons and most commonly men, sometimes women. Our seal is so far untranslated, and the seal intact and the inscription sharp, so it should be possible to read it by an expert...