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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1451804
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A wonderful serpentine seal, from the late fase in Mesopotamia, 9th.-7th. century BC.

A stamp seal, that was reused from an earlier Sumerian Duck-weight and carved with a ┬┤floral' pattern.

Size: 19 mm. long and weighing 3 grams.

Condition: Superb quality and with fine impressions!

Ex German Collection from Hessen, aquired before 1970.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1451243
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$165.00
A rare and interesting large amulet or seal, Mesopotamian or Anatolian, ca. 4th. millenium BC.

Large triangular plate engraved with 12 circular bullseye patterns on each side, carved in a nice sserpentine stone.

Size: 37 mm. wide and ca. 37 mm. tall.

Condition: Very fine, intact but crack repaired.

Ex. Collection Dr.Beck, Bonn, collected before 2000.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1451242
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$175.00
Fine early seal carved in a white stone, Mesopotamia, Uruk/Ubaid period, 5th.-4th. millenium BC.

Attractive seal with round impression / base carved in high relief with a criss-cross pattern and domed handle with worned out loop.

Size: 17 mm. in diameter.

Ex. Collection Dr.Beck, Bonn, collected before 2000.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1451237
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$195.00
Interesting lot of two cylinder seals, inc. an Old-middle Assyrian seal with a winged Pazuzu with two animals and another earlier seal with geomethric engraving, Western Asia(?), 4th.-2nd. mill.

The Assyrian seal worn the other in EF condition.

Size: Both around 20 mm. in length and rather thick.

Ex. Old German Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1451206
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$225.00
Large stamp seal in hard black Serpentine stone, so-called button seal, Ubaid-Uruk period, 5th.-4th. mill. BC.

The seal large and very attractive in hand with super fine wear and patina!

The seal is engraved with an animal and perforated to be carried on a string.

Size: c. 30 mm. in diameter.

Ex. German Private Collection of Dr. Beck, Bonn, 1970s-1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1451197
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$295.00
A wonderful old Mesopotamian / Sumerian Cylinder seal, 4th.-early 3rd. mill. BC.

A vividly carved seal in high relief (shaped like an hour glass), engraved with stylized animals, pre-dynastic very early seal.

Size: 19-20 cm. tall and 14 mm. wide.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1441540
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$165.00
Scarce and very attractive double agate seal, in the shape of a stylized scarab, Neo-Assyrian period, 9th.-7th. century BC.

The seal carved in a wonderful now patinated Agate/carnelian with a transperant rose-blood red colour. Carved with the stylized image of the hero Gilgamesh (?).

Size: 16 mm.

Condition: Very fine, surface chip to one side near the hole.

Ex. Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1441529
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$165.00
A rare and lovely Scaraboid stamp seal in a pink stone, Assyrian, ca. 12th.-10th. century AD.

The shape emulates the Egyptian scarabs from the period, but made in a rare pink hardstone and with a typical later Assyrian stylized design of the seal plate.

Size: 15 mm.

Condition: Superb for type, very hard stone.

Ex. Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1441527
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$295.00
A high quality trapezoid stamp seal of the Neo-Babylonian type, 9th.-7th. cent. AD.

unusual and very beatiful stone used to carve this accomplished seal in antiquity. The stone is a banded agate with red inclusions, carved and polished in a an octagonal and pyramidal shape.

The seal engraved with a springing stagg or deer.

Size: 20 mm. tall and 18 mm. wide at the base.

Condition: Choice and intact, minor ancient wear.

Ex. Danish Pivate Co...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1440194
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Wonderful large Tabloid seal, North-Mesopotamian, later 4th. mill. BC.

The seal rectangular with a complicated motif engraved, perhaps showing a latter and/or architectorial elements. Two drills for mounting is also quite rarely seen in tabloids.

Size: 36 mm. long and 23 mm. wide.

Ex. Collection Dr. Beck, Bonn, collected before 2000.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1440129
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$650.00
One of the largest Early Cruciform seals, we've seen, very impressive and perfect piece, carved in Green-black Chlorite stone, Mesopotamia/Northern Syria, Uruk/Ubaid period, 5th.-4th. millenium BC.

Awesome piece with round impression / base carved in high relief with a sun disc symbol in the cruciform style. Domed handle with perforation.

Size: 55 mm. in diameter and ca. 2,6 cm. tall. Weight: 57.46 grams.

Ex. Collection Dr.Beck, Bonn, collected before 2000.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1439743
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$225.00
A large and very beautiful cloudy Chalcedony stamp seal, Neo-babylonian period of Mesopotamia, 9th.-7th. century BC. A large and very beautiful cloudy Chalcedony stamp seal, Neo-babylonian period of Mesopotamia, 9th.-7th. century BC.

Pyramidal shape. Decorated with a stylized image, hole through the top.

Very nice stone quality.

Size: ca. 36-37 mm.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1439601
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A superb larger and very well-engraved calcified Chalcedony stamp seal, Neo-babylonian period of Mesopotamia, 9th.-7th. century BC.

Oval dome, decorated with a fine style image of the god Nabu standing in front of a complicated structure with podiums and towers, crescent above. Nabu was a patron of writing and a Mesopotamian scribe god as well as the god of wisdom. Complete with suspension hole through the centre.

A beautiful seal with a fine glossy calsified surface.
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1439599
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$495.00
A large and very beautiful cloudy Chalcedony stamp seal, Neo-babylonian period of Mesopotamia, 9th.-7th. century BC.

Octagonal pyramid shape. Decorated with stylized image the god Nabu standing in front of an altar. Nabu was a patron of writing and a Mesopotamian scribe god as well as the god of wisdom. Complete with suspension hole through the centre.

Very nice stone quality.

Size: ca. 30 mm. so large for these!

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1439400
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Assyrian Gold bow earring with granulated tip, ca. 1500 BC!

A wonderful earring around 3500 years old and in nice condition. Made of a narrow, flat gold band that tapers towards the ends.

Size: 1,7 cm. / Weight: ca. 0,74 gram.

Reff: K.R. Maxwell-Hyslop, Western Asiatic Jewellery C. 3000 - 612 B.C., 1971, S. 116, Abb.80.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1439399
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Assyrian Gold bow earring boat-shaped with granulated tip, ca. 1500 BC!

A wonderful earring around 3500 years old and in nice condition.

Size: 1,4 cm. / Weight: ca. 1 gram.

Reff: K.R. Maxwell-Hyslop, Western Asiatic Jewellery C. 3000 - 612 B.C., 1971, S. 116, Abb.80.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1439689
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A wonderfully patinated Gold hair spiral, one-coiled and lancet-shaped towards the open endings, Mesopotamian, later 3rd millenium B.C.

Weight: 4.07 grams - a heavy specimen, and a quite unusual pure gold item for this period!

Ex. German Collection, 1925-1979.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1439687
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A wonderfully patinated Gold hair spiral, one-coiled and lancet-shaped towards the open endings, Mesopotamian, later 3rd millenium B.C.

Weight: 2,43 grams solid pure gold. Quite unusual item for this period!

Ex. German Collection, 1925-1979.