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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1387056
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$165.00
A fine Pre-columbian pottery Seal or Sella, Middle America, 1st. millenium AD.

A stamp seal with a finely detailed depiction of a standing figure with Crocodile head and a fish in each hand. The back with protruding handle.

Size: 4,5 cm. high and 4,8 cm. wide.

Ex. Dr. P. G. Giacometti, 1960s
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1386329
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$325.00
A beautiful and rare Roman Iron Ring, ca. 1st.-3rd. century BC.

The romans wore iron rings to signal that they were free Roman Citizens and this is such a ring. Complete with a particularly fine Intaglio in Carnelian, engraved with a Lion inside a circle of a Snake and a Scorpio.

''At whatever time rings may have become customary at Rome, thus much is certain, that at first they were always of iron, that they were destined for the same purpose as in Greece, namely, to be u...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1385809
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A fine lot of three Scarabs in Steatite, all dating to the New Kingdom or prior, 2nd. millenium BC.

A nice lot incl. a New Kingdom scarab with Cobras and a intermediate, or Hyksos Scarab.

Condition: The larger scarab with chip othervise intact.

Size: 10 mm, 19 mm. and 12 mm. Ex. G&M auctions, years ago and formerly in a very old collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1385808
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Interesting lot of Ancient Near Eastern Stone Seals, dating 2nd.-1st. millenium BC.

The lot consist of a hard shiny blackstone stamp seal, with what is likely Pazuzu (Winged Zoomorhic God) and likely Achaemenid, mid 1st. mill. BC, softer green stone Stamp seal with bird, Levantine 1st. mill. BC. and thirdly a larger Anatolian pyramidal shaped stamp seal with cross engraved and loop on the top, 2nd.-1st. mill. BC.

Size: ca. 2 cm. for each.

Beautiful lot! The button se...
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1920 item #1385415
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$350.00
Interesting Cylinder seal that looks antique but we can't verify style and age, so we're selling this as a 'maybe' without our usual guarantee for authenticity.

Impressive seal in dark green glossy stone with several smaller chips, but basically intact. It was sold to SC as a Lake Van seal with the Non- Mesopotamian style and motif and coming from a retired professors collection.

Size: 27 mm. high and thick.

Ex. Old Collection and bought in the Lake Van area in the...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1385414
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$95.00
Nice and scarce Button stamp seal, Anatolian, ca. 4th.-3rd. millenium BC.

The seal in choice condition and engraved with a double Swastika symbol, a Sun symbol in antiquity.

Size: 11 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 #1385412
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$150.00
A lot of three early Stamp seals, North Mesopotamia / Anatolia, 4th.-3rd. Millenium BC.

Lot includes nices examples of three forms, one rare Old Hittite Button-shaped seal, larger in size, and one high triangular seal and lastly a button seal, very attractive, ca. 4th. mill. BC.

Size: 1,6 cm. (diameter, 2,4 cm.(diameter), 2 cm. (height). Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
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 #1385400
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$150.00
Rare Mesopotamian or Levantine cylinder seal in brown stone, dating to the early 2nd. mill. BC.

This seal is from a very old collection and still comes with a tag glued to the seal with inscription, so far not understood.

The seal is engraved with three figures, one is standing on a animal, another is holding what apears to be a flask.

Size: ca. 25 mm.

Condition, nice and in original state with one side flattened with an ancient loss, and beautiful ancien...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1385203
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$125.00
Interesting Cylinder seal in black stone, Ancient Near East, 2nd. millenium BC.

Nice seal in higher relief carved with figures and perhaps an alter, space divider.

Size: 13 mm.

Ex. Old US collection
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 #1385200
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$85.00
A scarce larger stamp seal in beautiful red stone, Levantine, 2nd. mill. BC.

A very attractive stone, finely patinated and engraved on the base with a figure.

Size: ca. 19 x 20 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 #1385197
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$150.00
A pair of nice black stone rectangular seal, Hittite Empire, ca. 16TH - 12TH century BC.

Anatolian versions of the Babylonian Cylinder seals, where the sides are engraved with a figures and symbols incl. a Star.

Size: ca. 20 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 #1385110
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$95.00
Interesting Sassanian ring seal (Intaglio) in black stone, 2nd.-6th. century AD.

A finely carved Oval intaglio, inspired by Romans and Greeks, but with a distinctively Persian / Sassanian design with the Ibex or Ram with an ornament below and a star above.

Size: 15 mm. long.

Condition: 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 #1385108
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$175.00
A fine pair of two stamp seals, North Mesopotamia or Syria, 5th.-4th. millenium BC.

Types are among the first seals used in the world. Simple design, one is Hemisperoid, pierced on the doomed back, the other rectangular, pierced horisontically, both carved with fine symethric designs. The retangular with carvings on both sides, the Button-shaped, incl. an impression, made by the old collector, many years ago.

Diameter: 12-14 mm.

Condition: Superb, light wear fin...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1385107
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$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 : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1385066
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$95.00
Highly interesting and rare bronze stamp seal, Sassanian, 3th.-4th. century AD.

An early and very rare Sassanian stamp seal in bronze, engraved with the image of a winged Horse, the greek Pegasus.

Interesting material since bronze was very rarely used for seals during the Sassanian Empire.

Size: ca. 16 mm.

Ex. German Private Collection