Greek, Hellenistic Alexandrian , Marble of Zeus, 2nd - 1st Century B.C.
From the collection of , former dealer in antiquities for 40 years. Ex Jerome Eisenberg, 1970.AM35512. Marble of Zeus; 4 ¼ x 4 inches; elegantly proportioned, Very attractive, large slightly almond shaped eyes looking ahead, straight nose ( is worn off), beard above and below the mouth; ears not present, some yellowing and brown, on black mount; of great rarity; $4500.00 (€4005.00)
Egyptian, Beaded Horus Falcon and Kebhsenuf Funerary Ornaments, Ptolemaic Period, 304 - 30 B.C.
From the collection of , former dealer in antiquities for 40 years.
These beaded Horus Falcon and Kebhsenuf funerary ornaments were likely placed on the chest of a mummy sheathed in strands of blue beads.AZ33396. Colorful beaded funerary ornament; , Ancient Art and Antiquities, Summer 1977, 17, with original strings, , 7 ¼" Horus Falcon with crowned and spread wings, with pairs of 3 ½" Kebhsenuf, brightly colored turquoise blue, maroon, white yellow, and black beads beads; $2450.00 (€2180.50)
Egyptian, Limestone Ushabti, , XIX Dynasty, 1320 - 1200 B.C.
From the collection of , former dealer in antiquities for 40 years. AB33403. limestone ushabti; cf. Saleh, Les antiquites egyptiennes de , 612; cf. , Egyptian Art and Antiquities, Summer 1980, 45, , 6 ½", wears bag wig, arms crossed, holding hoe and flail; $2300.00 (€2047.00)
Roman, Syro-Palestinian (?), , Late 2nd - Early 4th Century A.D.
originated in the eastern provinces of the Roman empire in the second half of the second century and its popularity peaked in the first half of the third century. decoration was revived in the second half of the fourth century in the east and in the near Cologne in modern Germany. Serpentine form trails may vary in thickness, may be the same color as the vessel (usually ) or brightly colored (common in the ). 309, with similar subtle , is attributed to , 3rd to early 4th century A.D.AG63814. Snake , cf. 309 (for similar ), 12.4 mm (4 7/8"), and , funnel mouth with rolled rim, cylindrical neck, bulbous body, on the body, flat bottom; from a Florida dealer; $1350.00 (€1201.50)
Greek, Bronze (?) , Ornamented With of Dionysos, c. 400 - 200 B.C.
This was probably once attached to a , a punch-bowl vessel used for diluting and serving wine. The earliest kraters were bronze and almost exclusively the volute-type. Very few bronze kraters have survived. Most often only the handles remain.AG40492. Greek bronze (?) , height 12.7 cm (4 5/8"), ornamented with facing of Dionysos, $1000.00 (€890.00)
Hellenistic Greek, Bronze Relief Ring Fragment, Anatolia, 3rd - 2nd Century B.C.
AS72537. 90 (nearly identical fragment!, bezel 21.1 x 17.3 x 4.5 mm), fragment, entire bezel present, only traces of the hoop remain, rough green , some corrosion, bezel 22.5 x 18.3 x 4.7 mm, high relief portrait of a woman facing left (perhaps a Ptolemaic queen), draped and wearing her hair in melon coiffure; $1000.00 (€890.00)
4" Egyptian Bronze Figure of , 26th - 30th Dynasty, 664 - 342 B.C.
AB30992. Egyptian bronze figure of the god in mummified form wearing Atef-crown with , height 10.6 cm (4 1/8"), , braided beard curved at the tip, holding the royal regalia crock and flail; one-sided (flat ); nice detail, original ; $900.00 (€801.00)
Egyptian, 12 1/2" Standing Lady Figure, 26th - 30th Dynasty, 664 - 342 B.C.
In ancient , both sexes wore robes called kalasiris by Herodotus. Material and cut varied over the centuries, though the cloth of was always linen. The kalasiris women wore might cover one or both shoulders or be worn with shoulder straps. They covered the breasts most of the time, though there were periods when fashion left them bare. While the top could reach anywhere from below the breast up to the neck, the bottom hem generally touched the calves or even the ankles. Some had short sleeves, others were sleeveless. The fit might be very tight or quite loose. They were often worn with a belt which held together the folds of cloth. -- http://www.reshafim.org.il/ad/egypt/timelines/topics/clothing.htmAB34111. Large lady figure; 31.5 cm (12 1/2") tall; original gesso and polychrome pigment; arms missing (originally separate pegged pieces), feet missing, near , $870.00 (€774.30)
Roman, Bronze Repousse Plaque with Holding a Bow, Sqaumata Armor Plate(?), c. 1st - 3rd Century B.C.
Likely used in some legionary application; perhaps as a legionary armor plate segment. AA59779. Roman, bronze repousse, 1.75 x 1.75 inches, c. 1st - 3rd century A.D.; sheet bronze hammered from behind in repousse technique to raise the figure of a holding a bow, remains of two rivet holes where it was attached, tear on body, and interesting; from a New Jersey collection; $720.00 (€640.80)
, Niger, Early Bura Stone Idol, c. 3rd Century A.D.
Almost nothing is known of the Bura and the role of these idols is uncertain.AH59762. , Niger, Early Bura Stone Idol, c. 3rd Century A.D., 5 x 11.7 inches, an early example in the form of an indented slab with features indicated by shallow drill marks, the incised lines apparently deepened a little; from a New Jersey collection; $680.00 (€605.20)
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