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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1431502
Senatus Consulto
$450.00
A very rare Babylonian clay tablet with the impression of a cylinder seal with a supplicant scene with figures, a seated god and perhaps animals, Babylonian, 2nd. millenium BC

Possibly a “visiting card”. Interestingly, there's an upper and lower line with decorations as well, made after seal was rolled.

Size: 5,5 cm. long and 4 cm. wide, ca. 1,5 cm. thick.

Condition: Intact impression,stress crack from the making and corner with chip.

German Pri...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1429395
Senatus Consulto
$250.00
A rare limestone pendant amulet with three turtle heads protruding, ca. 3rd. mill. BC.

A largely intact and massive amulet with a central drilled section with three heads of turtles symethrically protruding. Carved and finely polished in a greyish white stone, likely limestone.

Size: ca. 38 mm. (max), almost symethric.

Condition: Choice a few minor chips, exceptional glossy patina.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1428499
Senatus Consulto
$165.00
MESOPOTAMIAN CYLINDER SEAL WITH BANKET SCENE, EARLY DYNASTIC PERIOD, 2900-2350 BC.

Scarce seal in hard black stone with guys drinking beer from straws, an interesting depiction, typical for the Early Dynastic period.

Size: 15 mm.

Condition: Choice and intact, evenly worn impression.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, comes with COA
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1428496
Senatus Consulto
$350.00
A rare and interesting early Mesopotamian cylinder seal, from the Sumerian period, 4th. millenium BC.

The seal is carved in a fine red carnelian, which was unusually hard and colourful choice of stone for this early period!

It depicts two horses carved in a fine archaic style.

Size: 17-18 mm.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, comes with COA
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1428473
Senatus Consulto
$600.00
An important cylinder seal with a contest scene in marvelous hard glossy white stone, Mesopotamia, Early Dynastic II/III period, ca. 2650-2350 BC.

Terrific carving of an animal fight between bulls and other animals! Very high quality style.

Size: 25 mm.

Condition: Choice, fine smooth wear.

Ex. Egeskov collection; Pekka Erelt Collection, bought many years ago from reputable London dealer, comes with COA.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1422208
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
A large and very rare stamp seal, carved in Rock-Crystal, Early Mesopotamian, Jemdet Nasr or slightly earlier, 4th. millenium BC.

Rock-crystal was seldomly used as a medium for this types of seal, in the early mesopotamian period in the 5th.-4th. millenium BC. The engraving on the base with stylized animals.

Size: 25 mm. long, 20 mm. wide.

Condition: Choice!, signs of much ancient use with wear around the edges of the piercing.

Ex. Egeskov Finearts, pr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1422206
Senatus Consulto
$250.00
A beautiful and very scarce stamp seal, scaraboid shape, Neo-Babylonian, ca. 8th.-6th. century BC.

The seal superbly polished in a multi-layered banded agate stone. On the base carved with a winged beast.

Size: 18 mm.

Condition: Choice!, signs of much ancient use with wear around the edges of the horisontical piercing.

Ex. Egeskov Private Collection, ex Senatus Consulto, 2003, formerly in a German Private Collection 1970-1989.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1422204
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
Fine seal carved in Quartz-Diorite, engraved with winged animal, likely a Griffin, on the base, Neo-Assyrian, 9th-6th. century BC.

Very attractive stone carved in a pyramidal shape with small piercing at the top. The use of diorite in art was most important among very early Middle Eastern civilizations such as Ancient Egypt, Babylonia, Assyria, and Sumer. It was so valued in early times that the first great Mesopotamian empire—the Empire of Sargon of Akkad—listed the taking of dio...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420291
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
A fine smaller cylinder seal in hard blackstone, engraved with depiction of a herd of different animals, Early Syro-mesopotamian style, 3rd. millenium BC.

Size: 15 mm x 10 mm.

Condition: Choice some wear but intact.

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 1959 and 1977.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420290
Senatus Consulto
$295.00
A Syro-Levantine blackstone seal with three figures in procession, Old Assyrian provincial style, early-mid 2nd. mill. BC.

A wonderful quality seal, very details and with particularly fine style for this type.

Size: 18-19 mm.

Condition: Choice!. Beautiful redish dessert patina.

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 1959 and 1977.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420288
Senatus Consulto
$325.00
A wonderful carved stone seal in a hard black stone, Middle Assyrian period, ca. 14th.-12th. century BC.

A very rich carving of a chariot, weel symbols, stars, dots and animals - a nice representation of scetchy style in Assyrian glyptic art of the period.

Size:28 mm tall.

Condition: Choice, smooth wear and patina and a clear roll-out.

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 1959 and 1977.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420285
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
A nice and scarce large Baylonian seal with Enki seated on Throne and faint Cuneiform inscription behind, ca. 2100-1800 BC.

Engraved in a fine Serpentine stone, very black and glossy.

The well-known supplicant scene where a worshipper is drawn towards Enki or Ea seated on a throne by a Demi-God. Behind the throne a large space with remants of a longer cuneiform inscription, which can be seen more clearly on the seal itself.

Size: 23 mm. tall and 13 mm. thick.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420282
Senatus Consulto
$275.00
A rare early babylonian cylinder seal of massive proportions, Old Baylonian or slightly earlier, ca. 2200-1800 BC.

This impressive seal is carved in a light cream brown stone and depicts Enki/Ea seated on a throne greeting a devotee or Demi-god, he is standing back to back with another person whos is turned towards an alter.

Size: 22 mm. thick and 37 mm. tall, really leaves room for details.

Condition: Intact, fine wear and patination and traces of corrosion.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420195
Senatus Consulto
$225.00
A very fine Cylinder seal, larger and in an attractive brownish stone, Old Babylonian 2000-1600 BC.

The seal is carved with a Hero grabbing a demon by the arm and stabbing him with a dagger or sword.

Size: 22-23 mm tall and 10-11 mm. thcik.

Condition: Choice, smooth wear and heavily patinated.

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 1959 and 1977.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420194
Senatus Consulto
$275.00
A beautiful massive cylinder seal for this period, Old Babylonian Empire ca. 2000-1600 BC.

A very attractive piece with much honest wear and fine ancient patination, done in a black hard stone.

The well-known supplicant scene where a worshipper is drawn towards Enki or Ea seated on a throne by a Demi-God. In this case there's clearly an alter or a table in front of the Throne as well. Behind the throne a large emty space with remants of a longer cuneiform inscription, whic...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420137
Senatus Consulto
$250.00
A scarce and interesting Neo-Assyrian cylinder seal, ca. 9th.-7th. BC.

The seal is carved in a wonderful cream hard stone, showing a contest scene of a four-winged hero in the centre, flanked by two mythical 4-legged beast with birds heads, which he grasps.

Wonderful depiction and a nice seal for the Neo-Assyrian period!

Size: 13-14 mm.

Condition: Choice, high relief with a fine imprint.

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 195...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420107
Senatus Consulto
$250.00
Period of Assyrian dominance in Syria-Cappadocia, ca. 1600-1200 BC.

Interesting provincial depiction of a male and female divinity, spear star and zig-Zag symbols in the field. Perhaps also a spear.

Size: 23 mm.

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 1959 and 1977.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420106
Senatus Consulto
$125.00
A nice cylinder seal with winged Bull and hero, Middle Assyrian, ca. 1400-1200 AD.

The seal in carved black hard stone, perhaps serpentine.

Size: 21 mm.

Condition: Intact with repaired crackline, wear an corrosion. Nice and rare depiction.

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 1959 and 1977.