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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1397860
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$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 : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1397725
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$595.00
A fine Babylonian ceramic Tablet with Cuneiform, Mid-Late 3rd. millenium BC.

A terrific specimen for the sharpness of the Cunei at one side. The otherside only inscribed at the top. The lower part is uninscribed but also damaged with a crack in the surface.

Size: 87 mm. tall and ca. 50 mm. wide, thick and heavy.

Ex Hirsch Nachfolger Auktion 235, 2004, Lot 1049, comes with the pages from the cataloque
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1394922
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$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
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$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
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$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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1385410
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$650.00
A superb and beautiful lot of no less than 5 genuine and 100% guaranteed authentic ancient Cylinder seals, all from Mesopotamia, dating ca. 2400-1800 BC.

In the group an awesome style presentation scene Cylinder (ca. 2100-1900 BC), a worned Akkadian Cylinder in white stone (ca. 2400-2200 BC), a primitive Cylinder, early 2nd. mill. BC and well patinated Cylinder in brown stone with the seated Enki and finally an interesting piece with a lot of action going on, so far un-assigned to cult...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1385202
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$150.00
A nice seal in glossy red stone, Babylonian, 2nd. mill. BC.

The seal engraved with a presentation scene.

Size: 16 mm.

Condition: Very fine, intact with some even wear.

Ex. US collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1385107
Senatus Consulto
$295.00
A rare and interesting Cylinder seal in black stone, likely Serpentinite, Neo-Babylonian, ca. 800-600 BC

the seal carved with the image of the Great king standing with a Scimitar or Sicle sword in his right hand in front of a high doomed Alter.

This depiction is rather common on stamp seals but scarce and attractive on a cylinder! In this period stamp seals were mainly used, while Cylinders were being fased out.

Size: 16-17 mm.

Condition: Choice, some...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1379248
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$95.00
Large Anatolian or Mesopotamian Gable seal, Halaf-Ubaid ca. 5000-4000 BC.

Interesting seal in high reliaf engraved with 8 dots in two rows of 4.

Size: 29-30 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 #1377695
Senatus Consulto
$250.00
An interesting Babylonian cylinder seal, likly dating to the early-mid 2nd. millenium BC.

The seal engraved with a worshipper, standing before a fire-alter with his hands raised and perhaps holding something.

Size: 2,1 cm. tall.

Ex. Old German private collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1377694
Senatus Consulto
$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 #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.

It's fully wearable with a fine modern sil...
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 #1376437
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
A very good large stamp seal with Multipartite Rosette, Halaf period 6th.-4th. millenium BC.

Interesting seal that dates to the Neolithic period of Nothern Mesopotamia / Northern Levante. Size: 28 mm. in diameter - a massive seal, finely carved in a greenish black stone.

Condition: Choice, with fine smooth wear.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1376198
Senatus Consulto
$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. G.S., N...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376044
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
An interesting massive stamp seal with pierced handle and engraved with Criss-Criss design, dating to the 6th. mill. BC.

The seal carved in attractive black Serpentine, intact and choice, very smooth and delicious in hand.

Size: 34 mm. long and rather heavy!

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
Senatus Consulto
$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 #1375910
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
Ancient Mesopotamia, c. 3000-2000 BC.

Superb quality little limestone amulet of a stylized ram. With nice features, circular designs on body, holed-through vertically for suspension.

Size: 27mm.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.