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Questions about antiques.com? Call our customer service line at 1-800-ANTIQUES http://www.antiques.com//images/antiques_logo.jpg http://www.antiques.com/ An Egyptian Alabaster Cosmetic Vessel http://www.antiques.com/classified/18448/Antique-An-Egyptian-Alabaster-Cosmetic-Vessel The veined alabaster vessel is short and wide, thick-walled, concave sides, with a large projecting rim flattened on the outside. The underside flat.

Item Price : $525.00
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An Egyptian Alabaster Dish http://www.antiques.com/classified/18449/Antique-An-Egyptian-Alabaster-Dish This large beautifully veined shallow dish has thin convex sides that curve in slightly at the rim. The internal rim is wide and sharply beveled. The exterior base is small and flat, while the interior base is rounded. The dish is finely polished. This dish represents a very common broad class of similarly shaped wares that appear as early as the 1st dynasty, and well established by the 2nd dynasty.
Item Price : $6800.00
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An Egyptian Alabaster Beaker http://www.antiques.com/classified/18450/Antique-An-Egyptian-Alabaster-Beaker A beautifully veined and finely polished tall cylindrical beaker, thick-walled tapering to a slender wall toward the top, the rim flattened and separated by a groove, the base flattened, the vertical interior is perfectly hollowed and finished. Concentric grooves associated with the drilling process remain along the base of the interior.
Item Price : $5000.00
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An Egyptian Alabaster Jar http://www.antiques.com/classified/18451/Antique-An-Egyptian-Alabaster-Jar Banded alabaster vessel of ovoid form, lip delineated by a smooth groove, the body tapering to a small flat base, with an offset rounded rim.
Item Price : $1400.00
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An Egyptian Alabaster Vessel http://www.antiques.com/classified/18452/Antique-An-Egyptian-Alabaster-Vessel This elegant cosmetic vessel, in slender form with a pronounced ridge at shoulder, tapering to a narrow base, and flaring slightly towards the lip. Excellent surface preservation.
Item Price : $795.00
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An Early Dynastic Alabaster Bowl http://www.antiques.com/classified/18453/Antique-An-Early-Dynastic-Alabaster-Bowl This alabaster unguent bowl features a clearly distinct lip delineated by a smooth groove and a thick rounded outer edge. The splayed body terminating to a flattened base.
Item Price : $995.00
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An Alabaster Cosmetic Vessel http://www.antiques.com/classified/18454/Antique-An-Alabaster-Cosmetic-Vessel The squat shouldered veined alabaster jar has a small flat base and thick convex sides with a high shoulder that is flat and narrow. A slightly raised, wide external rim, resembling a collar, surrounds the vesselâs restricted mouth. A narrow groove circumscribes the vessel just below the rim. The interior is well hollowed and rounded. This type of vessel which appeared in limited numbers late in the 1st dynasty, reached the height of popularity during the 2nd-3rd dynasty. Near identical examples in the cleveland museum of art indicate their provenance to the north step pyramid at saqqara.
Item Price : $2800.00
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An Egyptian Openwork Shrine Amulet http://www.antiques.com/classified/18455/Antique-An-Egyptian-Openwork-Shrine-Amulet An openwork turquoise glazed faience composition shrine amulet, depicting the god khonsu in falcon-headed form, seated on a neb-basket, an ankh incised on its thigh, holding the maâat feather sign, wearing a full and crescent moon on which a uraeus is incised. A horizontal suspension loop on the reverse.
Item Price : $6000.00
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A Roman Giallo Antico Bust Of Aphrodite http://www.antiques.com/classified/18456/Antique-A-Roman-Giallo-Antico-Bust-of-Aphrodite The yellow-marbled nude torso with small breasts and a long tress hanging down her left shoulder, her left shoulder slightly raised indicating that her weight would have been on her right leg, her left arm would have extended to her side and her right arm forward and down. This type of marble, giallo antico or numidic yellow, was a particular type of yellow marble quarried in ancient numidia in north africa.
Item Price : $2500.00
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A Roman Bronze Balsamarium http://www.antiques.com/classified/18457/Antique-A-Roman-Bronze-Balsamarium In the form of a bust of a youth, depicted nude, his hair a mass of thick echeloned locks falling to the nape of his neck, wearing a necklace with a central pendant, his head turned slightly to the left, his large almond-shaped eyes with the pupils indicated, with thin lips and a rounded chin, the base of the figure with two parallel rings, the vessel lid hinged at the base of the head between two projecting loops. Although a provincial work, the broad chest and distinctive hair suggests this may portray antinos, the young favorite of the emperor hadrian.
Item Price : $16000.00
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A Roman Glass Double Balsamarium http://www.antiques.com/classified/18458/Antique-A-Roman-Glass-Double-Balsamarium The double-flask body with heavy metallic iridescence, decorated with applied horizontal spiral trail, and a section of vertical zig-zag trailing below the flaring rims.
Item Price : $750.00
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A Roman Glass Double Balsamarium http://www.antiques.com/classified/18459/Antique-A-Roman-Glass-Double-Balsamarium Dark-green glass with spots of iridescence, plain double-flask body, two handles attached from body to rim, the rim folded inward.
Item Price : $700.00
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A Late Roman Glass Balsamarium http://www.antiques.com/classified/18460/Antique-A-Late-Roman-Glass-Balsamarium Green glass with white iridescence layer, the thick-walled double flask body with attached handle to its side, decorated with a single trail wound horizontally at the center of the body.
Item Price : $600.00
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A Roman Glass Double Balsamarium http://www.antiques.com/classified/18461/Antique-A-Roman-Glass-Double-Balsamarium Green glass, double-flask body finely decorated with applied white horizontal spiral trail and white loop handles attached on either side.
Item Price : $2800.00
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A Roman Glass Double Balsamarium http://www.antiques.com/classified/18462/Antique-A-Roman-Glass-Double-Balsamarium Light-green glass with a thin layer of iridescence, the double-flask body decorated with applied horizontal spiral trail, two handles attached from mid-body to rim, the rim folded inward.
Item Price : $1000.00
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A Pair Of Roman Lion Handles http://www.antiques.com/classified/18463/Antique-A-Pair-of-Roman-Lion-Handles Dark brownish-red patina, each handle decorated with stylized lion heads facing front, with details of the eyes and fur incised. A heavy ribbed ring cast separately in the mouth and hung through two large holes. Three piercings for attachment. Examples of this type are said to be from a chest. A fine pair of handles in this style is in the wadsworth atheneum at hartford.
Item Price : $3000.00
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A Mesopotamian Stone Turtle Amulet http://www.antiques.com/classified/18464/Antique-A-Mesopotamian-Stone-Turtle-Amulet This small amulet, masterfully carved from a thin piece of white indurated limestone, takes the shape of a turtle, with incised lines on each flipper, raised arched circular body, and protruding head with bulging eyes and incised line for the mouth. The underside with a pierced hole for suspension through the neck. The surface highly polished on both sides, revealing the fine grain of the stone. Turtles and tortoises are incorporated into many religious traditions and mythologies throughout the mediterranean world and ancient egypt. In ancient mesopotamia, the turtle was associated with the god ea in akkadian and babylonian mythology, enki in sumerian mythology. He was originally patron god of the city of eridu, but later the influence of his cult spread throughout mesopotamia and to the hittites and hurrians. He was the deity of crafts, seawater, intelligence, and creation. Considered the master shaper of the world, god of wisdom and of all magic.
Item Price : $4500.00
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A Rock Crystal Vessel http://www.antiques.com/classified/18465/Antique-A-Rock-Crystal-Vessel Finely modelled in rounded form, with a flattened broad rim, and two vertical lug handles pierced through on either side.
Item Price : $8500.00
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A Sassanian Chalcedony Stamp Seal http://www.antiques.com/classified/18466/Antique-A-Sassanian-Chalcedony-Stamp-Seal Light caramel chalcedony, ellipsoidal in shape, the underside deeply engraved with a deer facing right and two leaves on either side.
Item Price : $500.00
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An Achaemenid Omphalos Bowl http://www.antiques.com/classified/18467/Antique-An-Achaemenid-Omphalos-Bowl A lotiform phiale with gently flaring rim, the central omphalos surrounded by ten petals in repoussé connected by a design in the form of a stem with ten rosettes.
Item Price : $1500.00
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An Achaemenid Omphalos Bowl http://www.antiques.com/classified/18468/Antique-An-Achaemenid-Omphalos-Bowl A lotiform phiale with gently flaring rim, the central omphalos surrounded by nine petal lobes alternating with nine lobes of a lotus flower in repoussé.
Item Price : $2000.00
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An East Mediterranean Glass Oinochoe http://www.antiques.com/classified/18469/Antique-An-East-Mediterranean-Glass-Oinochoe Core-formed, cobalt blue in color, the ovoid body with rounded shoulders, a short cylindrical neck and trefoil mouth, the body with applied opaque yellow marvered threads wound spirally and tooled into a zigzag pattern, with an applied yellow trail below, on the neck and above the flaring foot, with a single arching handle.
Item Price : $1500.00
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A Parthian Banqueteer http://www.antiques.com/classified/18470/Antique-A-Parthian-Banqueteer The flat-backed male figure shown extending his right arm to his side, reclining on a grass-like bed, modeled with large circular eyes, moustache and beard, the body decorated with impressed circles.
Item Price : $575.00
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A Near Eastern Calcite Vessel http://www.antiques.com/classified/18471/Antique-A-Near-Eastern-Calcite-Vessel Ovoid in form, with flaring rim, on a flat base. Encrustation and crystalline remains.
Item Price : $895.00
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A Corinthian Black-figured Ring Aryballos http://www.antiques.com/classified/18472/Antique-A-Corinthian-Black-figured-Ring-Aryballos Finely decorated on the outer edge with two winged sirens, the sirens with elongated wings and lotus buds in the field, a series of concentric rings on either side, strap-like handle with horizontal lines, rays along the neck and rim, dots on the lip and concentric rings on the mouth.
Item Price : $7500.00
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A Greek Figure Of Winged Eros http://www.antiques.com/classified/18473/Antique-A-Greek-Figure-of-Winged-Eros Orange-beige colored clay statuette of an eros depicted nude, with outstretched wings, wearing a wreath, standing on a doric style base, leaning against a figured column, his left leg bent forward, his right hand resting on his hip, the head is tilted slightly downward to the left, hollow underside open, with a circular vent hole at the back. These statuettes were often placed in temples as votive offerings.
Item Price : $1800.00
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A Greek-persian Carnelian Intaglio http://www.antiques.com/classified/18474/Antique-A-Greek-Persian-Carnelian-Intaglio Reddish-orange oval shaped intaglio, skillfully engraved with a standing male figure wearing a cap and holding a vessel, with a scorpion and centaur in the fields.
Item Price : $695.00
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A Hellenistic Gold Lion Head Pendant http://www.antiques.com/classified/18475/Antique-A-Hellenistic-Gold-Lion-Head-Pendant The frontal lion head is skillfully executed in repoussé, decorated with extensive granulation and a spiky mane, a suspension loop is attached at the top.
Item Price : $3600.00
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A Pair Of Gold Scythian Appliqus http://www.antiques.com/classified/18476/Antique-A-Pair-of-Gold-Scythian-Appliqu--s Sheet plaque die-formed to represent two couchant hares ornaments, pierced along the edges for attachment. Found in the area of the black sea.
Item Price : $7800.00
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A Greek Terra Cotta Figure Of Eros http://www.antiques.com/classified/18477/Antique-A-Greek-Terra-Cotta-Figure-of-Eros The youthful god nude but for a himation falling behind his shoulders and over his arms, the left arm bent at the elbow and raised, the right arm down to his side and holding a phiale in his hand, wearing a foliate headdress, surface decorated in a white slip with traces of pigment remains.
Item Price : $2200.00
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