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 #1378385
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$150.00
A highly interesting and beautiful Redstone (Jasper?) Scaraboid, Levantine / Holyland, 1st. millenium BC.

This seal predates the Greco-Persian period of Scaraboids and was made during the Neo-Assyrian period, ca. 10th.-8th. century BC.

The seal is engraved with a complicated pattern, like multible Swaztikas or perhaps a scetched bird (?). Very sharp and attractive engraving

Size: 16 mm.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
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 #1376444
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$135.00
A scarce and well executed Sassanian stamp seal, 3rd.-6th. century AD.

The seal carved in a fine light yellowish carnelian and with a good rendering of a Bull.

Size: 14-15 mm. wide.

Condition: Choice, nearly superb

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376442
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$135.00
A very nice prism-shaped stamp seal, Neo-Babylonian, ca. 8th.-6th. century BC.

The seal with a sharp symbolic engraving.

Size: 17-18 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 #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 : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1376198
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$695.00
A rare and interesting inscribed clay tablet, Cuneiform inscription and imprint of a cylinder seal, Neo-Sumerian, ca. 2000 BC.

This Ur III administrative text records in Sumerian cuneiform, it's so far untranslated and was issued at Umma.

The tablet also shows an imprint of figures from a cylinder seal, thus quite scarce.

Size: 44 mm. long and 37 mm. wide.

Condition: Nice and intact, with some old laquer or glace.

Ex. Collection of Dr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376197
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$350.00
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 #1376042
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$150.00
A fine seal made in blue glass, made to look like Lapis Lazuli, Neo-Babylonian, likely provincial, 8th.-6th. century BC.

The seal engraved with a typical motif for the period: the great King or Hero fighting a Lion holding a sword.

Size: 19 mm.

Condition: Choice and basicall intact with a few minor chips to the sides.

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.