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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405948
Senatus Consulto
$325.00
Interesting and elaborate stamp seal, carved in hard black Serpentine stone, Syria, Middle Assyrian Empire (1365-1050 BC).

The seal with a particularly fine animal engraving a around a central hole, incised handle on the back. Very attractive!

Size: 22 mm. x 18 mm.

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

Comes with collectors own notes and photos mounted on filt with a hard wax impression.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405947
Senatus Consulto
$395.00
A rare and elaborate stamp seal of very high quality of the period, Messopotamian, ca. 4th. millenium BC.

Of a rare variant of the gable shape, with two holes in the upper back for mounting it. Made in hard black serpentine stone.

On the seal plate an exiting engraving, very artful, with two confronting monkeys and a symbol between them.

Size: 21 mm x 21 mm-12 mm.

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

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405860
Senatus Consulto
$350.00
A rare seal of a (double) Gable form, with diamond-shaped cross-section, North Mesopotamia or Anatolia, Late 5th.-4th. millenium BC.

A substantial seal made in a wonderful redstone with veins and inclusions, carved with the image of a 4-legged animal, with an object above, perhaps a bird. Beautiful stone and a rare high quality stamp for the period and type.

Size: 21 mm. x 19,5-17 mm.

Condition: Choice!

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), collected from ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405771
Senatus Consulto
$495.00
Fine and sharp stamp seal, carved in translucent Calchedony, Neo-Babylonian, 7th.-6th. century BC.

A hardstone cone shaped stamp seal with design depicting a standing bearded robed male, worshipper or perhaps a priest, and a symbol before that looks like a weapon or perhaps a sort of Ankh.

Size: 21 mm tall and the seal plate being 17 x 13 mm.

Condition: Superb or about so.

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), collected from the 1980s and onwards.
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405770
Senatus Consulto
$795.00
Exceptional massive stamp seal, carved in fine translucent Calchedony, Neo-Babylonian, 7th.-6th. century BC. Large for the type.

A hardstone ellipsoid stamp seal with design depicting a standing bearded robed male, worshipper or perhaps a priest, facing the Alter on which the mushhushu-dragon is reclining, symbols of Marduk and Nabu. FĂ­nely carved in drill style.

Size: 30 mm. tall and the seal plate 22 mm. x 12 mm.

Condition: Superb or about so. Splendid qu...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405655
Senatus Consulto
$295.00
Black stone Mesopotamian stamp seal with animal, 4200-3400 BC.

A large and impressive pre-dynastic stamp seal, engraved with the image of a horned 4-legged animal and two other animals at the bottom and top. The seal in hard blackstone, finely polished and very attractive.

Size: 26 mm. x 22,5 mm.

Condition: Superb, some uncleaned earthern encrustations.

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

Comes with co...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405651
Senatus Consulto
$375.00
Very large and impressive early Dynastic or pre-dynastic stamp seal, Mesopotamia, ca. late 4th.-early 3rd. millenium BC.

The seal hemispheric, drilled through the top in a greenish-black stone with a high relief engraving of a 4-legged animal.

Size: 30 mm. in diameter and 16,5 mm. high.

Condition: Choice, fine patina and wear but intact.

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

Comes with collectors own notes a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405646
Senatus Consulto
$450.00
A scarce Sumerian stamp seal in greenish black stone, Mesopotamia or Northern Syria, ca. 4th. millenium BC.

The seal predynastic and very interesting in that it has a double image of animals and a labyrint.

Size: 28 mm. long and 19 mm. wide.

Condition: Choice, fine patina and wear but intact.

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

Comes with collectors own notes and photos mounted on filt with a hard wax impre...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405542
Senatus Consulto
$350.00
Fine and sharp stamp seal, carved in translucent Calchedon, Neo-Babylonian, 7th.-6th. century BC.

A hardstone ellipsoid stamp seal with design depicting a standing bearded robed male, worshipper or perhaps a priest, facing the Alter of Marduk, star above.

Size: 17,5 x 11 mm.

Condition: Choice, small chip to the drilled hole in the top, finely preserved stamp.

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

Comes wi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405078
Senatus Consulto
$650.00
A very rare seal carved in Rock Crystal, Neo-Babylonian, 7th.-6th. century BC.

Conoid shape in fine translucent Rockcrystal, the seal engraved with a Deity with outstretched arm.

Size: 19 mm.

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 #1405073
Senatus Consulto
$1,150.00
Exceptional massive stamp seal, carved in fine translucent and slightly bluish Calchedon, Neo-Babylonian, 7th.-6th. century BC. Large for the type.

A hardstone ellipsoid stamp seal with design depicting a standing bearded robed male, worshipper or perhaps a priest, facing the Alter on which the mushhushu-dragon is reclining, symbols of Marduk and Nabu.

Size: 31 mm. tall and unusually large!

Condition: Superb or about so.

Ex. German Collection (Berl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405072
Senatus Consulto
$495.00
Spendid stamp seal, carved in fine translucent and slightly bluish Calchedon, Neo-Babylonian, 7th.-6th. century BC.

A hardstone ellipsoid stamp seal with design depicting a standing bearded robed male, worshipper or perhaps a priest, facing the Alter of Marduk, crescent above.

Size: 23 mm. high (wrongly described as 29 mm.)

Condition: Superb or about so.

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

Comes with col...
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. in length and 4 cm. wide, one of the absolutely largest early seals in existence. We checked the Erlenmeyer collection and could only find one other seal larger than this, of another type of decoration....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1397860
Senatus Consulto
$1,450.00
A massive and important Cylinder seal in brown stone, perhaps Jaspis, Middle Assyrian period, Elamite style, ca. 14th. century BC.

The seal exceptional in quality, made in a style typical for the Elamites and with the peculiar drilling in the top only. The original bronze ring still inserted in the top, the bottom engraved with an animal.

The seal itself with the Tree of life and a Pazuzu bird symbol above. An attendant standing on the left tending the Tree and two other a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1394922
Senatus Consulto
$1,550.00
HIGHLY IMPORTANT MASSIVE SEAL RING, MIDDLE ASSYRIAN EMPIRE, CA. 14TH.-11TH. CENTURY BC.

Very impressive huge seal ring in solid silver, made in the Middle-Assyrian period, 14th.-11th. century BC.

A penannular silver hoop with butted ends and engraved with two Ibexes on either side of the Tree of Life, above them them three sun symbols and decorated at the finials with leaf-shaped patterns.

The ring was likely intended either not to wear or to wear as a thumb-r...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1391842
Senatus Consulto
$685.00
Very rare inscribed clay / pottery figurine of Astarte / Ishtar, likely Old Assyrian, ca. 1800 BC.

A fine and completely undamaged figurine, Ishtar wearing a large headdress or brown and braided hair, perhaps also with outlined wings.

As the most interesting and surprising she is inscribed with a long and clear inscription on the back in Cuneiform, so far untranslated.

Size: 78 mm. tall.

Provenance: Jytte Soelberg Private Collection, bought in the 197...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1920 item #1385418
Senatus Consulto
$350.00
Interesting lot of 3 cylinder seals and 1 ancient bead, ca. 500 BC.

The lot consists of two cylinder seals in a fancyful style, unidentified by us and from a large German auction house, determined as genuine, in red and dark green stone. We're can't verify the authenticity of these two seals, thus we have listed in the Vintage Category. Lot also consists of a very interesting achaemenid barrel shape cylinder seal, but recut either in Sassanian times or in modern times and an ancient be...