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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1410207
Senatus Consulto
$165.00
Archaic bronze figure of a Bull, likely Amlash/Marlik ca. late 3rd.-early 2nd. Millenium BC.

A very attractive specimen of an iconic ancient figure of a Bull, especially popular around the Black Sea Area, known in bronze and pottery of the period. Bull with large wide horns standing on all fours.

Size: 45 mm. wide and ca. 32 mm. high.

Condition: Choice!, completely intact with a fine green patina.

Ex. Old German Collection, collected in the 1960s-197...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1410206
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
A beautiful bronze figure of a double stag with greatly curved horns, Luristan, 2nd. millenium BC.

The bronze figure with a loop to serve as an amulet; it has to nfine heads with horns and two foreparts of stag bodies with 4 legs in total.

Size: 43 mm. long and 32 mm. tall.

Condition: Choice!, completely intact with a fine patina.

Ex. Old German Collection, collected in the 1960s-1970s
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1410203
Senatus Consulto
$185.00
An interesting selection of three different bronze seals, India, Hindu, ca. 16th.-19th. century.

One of these seals looking very old with a deep bronze patina, another interesting with a 'Jewish' star in the middle and the third interesting with an Ant or another insect as the stamp below. All three with high handles.

Sizes: max 4,5 cm. high and 5,5 cm. in diameter for the largest oval seal.

Ex. Dr. A.V. Bavarian Private Collector, collected in the 1980s-90s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1410098
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A very rare seal find from Afghanistan showing the unique yet recurring motif of a person kicking and spearing a bison (bull), 3rd. millenium BC

Size: 2,6 x 2,7 cm. almost square with elaborate handle at the back.

This seal is particularly rare for two reasons: a motif different from the usual Indus seals and a translation-analysis by an expert researcher Kalyanaraman in 2008 (most seals on the market are untranslated).

The mleccha reading of the motif is as fol...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1410097
Senatus Consulto
$495.00
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A very rare inscribed and translated stamp-seal. Of biconvex form in red jasper, with a single line to the edge, the surfaces on both sides incised with an inscription in Hieroglyphic Luwian that tentatively reads as Pu(?)/Sa5(?)-pi-mi(?), that is Pupimi or Sapimi, a woman's name, as shown by the antithetic triangle as well as the oblong combinations on both surfaces; the oblong being the ideogram for woman, the triangle for good fortune.

It is unusual to find the same woman's name o...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1410096
Senatus Consulto
$695.00
A sculptural faiance figure of a Pharaoh, Egypt, dating to the late period, 712-323 BC.

The amulet figure depicts a Pharaoh as Osiris striding with hands on his sides, large headress and beard and wearing loincloth, with naked chest. In pale green faiance.

Size: ca. 6 cm.

Condition: Choice and completely intact, with miniature flaws and holes from the making.

Ex. Dr. Lammers, Hamburg, aquired prior to 1966.
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 #1405946
Senatus Consulto
$475.00
A very rare and important Scaraboid, inscribed, Phoenician, 9th.-7th. century BC.

Highly interesting seal made of black stone, perhaps serpentine, in the stylized Scarab shape, inspired from the Egyptian Scarabs and Scaraboids.

The is inscribed with a two line inscription, including what looks like Phoenician type of Hieroglyphs, untranslated.

Size: 18 mm. x 14 mm.

Condition: Choice! Quite sharp and intact.

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), c...
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 #1405772
Senatus Consulto
$450.00
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A rare and superb quality scaraboid seal with Sphinx, Phoenician, ca. 7th.-6th. century AD.

The seal shaped as a stylized scarab or scaraboid with the seal carved in exceptional details, the feathers and facial features visible.

Size: 15,5 x 12 mm.

Condition: Choice, very minor chip.

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 #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 #1405657
Senatus Consulto
$250.00
A scarce and interesting seal in superb condition, Levantine or Elamite, later 2nd. millenium BC.

The seal with a particular fine engraving of a horned animal standing with a palmtree in front and three rings above. The cone-shaped seal encised on the exteriour with symethric decoration

Size: 17,5 cm.

Condition: Superb, fine patina with redish dirt in the devices.

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

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1405656
Senatus Consulto
$325.00
A rare ancient seal, Levante, ca. 10th.-8th. century BC.

The seal is very attractive made with a big looped handle and square seal-plate engraved with a horned animal. Beautiful style of the engraving.

Size: 19 mm. x 19 mm.

Condition: Superb! With fine patina and very sharp.

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 #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...