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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1182144 (stock #1852)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$6,000.00
Frontal Profile of Anthropoid Wooden Egyptian Ka Funerary Mask, Late Dynastic Period / Ptolemaic Periods, circa 6th-1st Century B.C.E. Modeled after deceased for recognition and placed on sarcophagus to allow the deceased to roam freely in the afterlife. Serene face with soft arching brows and thick upper lids. Straight nose sharply modeled along the bridge and pursed fleshy lips. Tall headdress framing the head. 12" high, In excellent condition with crafted void.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1223877 (stock #3016)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$750.00
Roman Cooking Pot on custom iron stand, ca. 1st Century CE. Found in The Holy Land. Coiled pottery technique with wide mouth and dual handles. In excellent condition. 6 1/2" high. Ex: Archaeological Center, Old Jaffa...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1152940 (stock #1780)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Terracotta Cuneiform Clay Tablet, ca. 2nd millennium BCE. Tablet is covered with inscriptions used during this time for communication. Cuneiform writing, made by pressing the characters into wet clay with a stylus, originated with the Sumerians, who later merged with the Assyrians and Babylonians. It is one of the earliest forms of writing. 2 1/4" in height by 3" in length and in excellent condition. Found in the Holy Land.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1184920 (stock #1924)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$6,500.00
Roman Bronze of Mood God named Men, of Anatolia. ca. 1st Century BCE - 1st Century CE. Sculptural depictions of the Moon god of Anatolia called "Men" are extremely rare. The god wearing a Phygian cap and clad in layered chiton, standing with weight on right leg and left leg elevated. Head slightly angled downward. Circa 1st Century B.C.E. - 1st Century C.E., Bronze is 5 3/4" high. Loss to limbs but otherwise in excellent condition. Rare find.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1225900 (stock #3025)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,200.00
Roman Glass Bottle with purple patina, ca. 1st Century CE. With ovid body, tall cylindrical neck and flat rim. Nice patina and in very good condition Ex: Gershon Bineth collection, Israel. 3.425" high and in very good condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1190344 (stock #1956)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,200.00
16th - 17th Century Persian Illuminated Poem / Manuscript Page illumination of Sultan and his servant. Persian script (Farsi) on front and can also be seen on reverse side through glass. In excellent condition. 15 1/2" x 11 3/4". The Poem refers to the strong emotions of losing a friend. Illuminated manuscripts in Persia did not really develop as an art until the end of the thirteenth, beginning of the fourteenth centuries known as the Timurd period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1153284 (stock #1799)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$275.00
Roman Terracotta Oil Lamp with Walking Youth, ca. 1st Century CE. Deep discus skillfully carved with walking youth. Two double volutes flank the sides of nozzle. Nozzle slightly blackened by soot and use. 4" in length and in excellent condition. Found in the Holy Land. Ex: Judge Moshe Etzioni collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1200484 (stock #2034)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$750.00
SOLD AS A SET: Two Egyptian Coptic Textile Fragments, ca. 4th Century CE. Framed and in very good condition as seen in photo. Ex: Christie's South Kensington. Established by Saint Mark the Evangelist. The spread of Christianity encountered opposition in Egypt from Gnosticism and the cult of Serapis. It spread slowly to other parts of Egypt. The need arose to provide the converts with scriptures...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1153350 (stock #1809)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
SOLD AS A GROUP: Six Roman Pottery Oil Lamps, ca. 2nd-4th Century CE. Found in the Holy Land, in various shapes and sizes. All intact and in good condition. Ex: Archaeological Center, Old Jaffa. The earliest known lamps were adapted from ordinary, plain pottery bowls filled with oil; the wick was simply placed in the oil and lit. Later on, a pinched rim was devised in order to ensure a steady, controlled supply of oil to the wick. In time, this pinched rim developed into a real spout...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1195867 (stock #1986)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,500.00
A green glass double balsamarium with applied handles reaching from shoulder to rim and beautiful patina. Roman ca. 2nd - 3rd century C.E. Found in the Holy Land. Intact and in excellent condition. 4 3/4" high. A balsamarium is an ancient vessel for holding balsam, a sweet smelling oil or soothing ointment. Ex: Archaeological Center, Tel Aviv Israel
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1152957 (stock #1788)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$850.00
Zoomorphic Iron Age III Terracotta Juglet, ca. 800-586 BCE. Zoomorphic vessel. The round eyes of this vessel and the two projections on the head probably represent horns, and therefore classify this animal as a bull. These bull shaped pottery figurines were common in Canaan in the 2nd millennium BCE. The potter did not attempt a realistic depiction of the animal, but rather a schematic one. 3 1/2" in height. Repaired but a wonderful representation of this type of vessel.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre 1800 item #1190343 (stock #1955)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,800.00
18th Century Persian Illuminated Medical Text on Gastronomy, with Bird Motif, ca. 1780. With Persican (Farsi) script on front and reverse which is viewable through glass. 15 1/2" x 11 3/4". In excellent condition. Ex: Antiques of Locust Valley collection, New York. Illuminated manuscripts in Persia did not really develop as an art until the end of the thirteenth, beginning of the fourteenth centuries known as the Timurd period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1153355 (stock #1810)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$250.00
Byzantine Pottery Oil Lamp, ca. 360-640 CE. Splendid coiled body with elongated spout and slender neck with loop handle. Intact and in excellent condition. 2" in height.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1152817 (stock #1776)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$2,500.00
Roman Aubergine Glass Flask, ca 3rd-4th Century CE. 5" in height. Delicately pear shaped flask. Rare aubergine color. Finely carved handles from rim to neck with wonderful patina. Small base missing.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1198407 (stock #2006)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$800.00
Roman Bronze Eagle Head on custom stand, probably from a small knife. Circa 2nd - 3rd Century C.E. 1" high without stand. Small loss between eyes but otherwise in excellent condition. Ex: Bonham's, London. The eagle was extremely important to the Roman military, beyond merely being a symbol of a legion. A lost standard was considered an extremely grave occurrence, and the Roman military often went to great lengths to both protect a standard and to recover it if lost; for example, see the afterma...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1196139 (stock #1987)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$800.00
A Roman dark green glass double balsamarium with a glass thread spiraling horizontally around upper body and applied handles reaching from shoulder to rim. Roman ca. 2nd - 3rd century C.E. Found in the Holy Land. 4" high. A balsamarium is an ancient vessel for holding balsam, a sweet smelling oil or soothing ointment. Ex: Archaeological Center, Tel Aviv Israel.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1026608 (stock #1656)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,500.00
Sold separately: Two Early Bronze Age I potter Bowls, ca. 3100 - 2100 BCE. Found in the Holy Land. Largest is 6" diameter and smaller is 5 1/4" diameter. Both have earthen encrustation and lug handles. Both in very good condition while smaller has small chips to rim. Ex: Archaeological Center, Old Jaffa. The Early Bronze Age I is marked by rural proto-urban (unwalled) cities. The EB I is continuous with the Chalcolithic, especially in the north. Houses are mostly either: apsidal, with a curve at...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1051551 (stock #1675)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$3,000.00
Luristan Bronze Cosmetic Bottle and Applicator, ca. 1st Millennium BCE. Found in Israel. Motif of Serpant on bottle with a ram or goat figure on top of applicator. Nice brown patina due to age. 7 1/2" from base to tip of applicator. In excellent condition.