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
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
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
Hellenistic Greek, Bronze Relief Ring Fragment, Anatolia, 3rd - 2nd Century B.C.
4" Egyptian Bronze Figure of , 26th - 30th Dynasty, 664 - 342 B.C.
AB30992. Egyptian bronze figure of the god
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
Roman, Small Sandstone Tetrarch Emperor , c. 285 - 337 A.D.
From the collection of , former dealer in antiquities for 40 years. AE36072. Grey sandstone of Roman Emperor during the ; cf. Two Emperors of the Tetarchy, in the Vatican Library, 9 cm high and 7 cm, or , short forehead, short hair, expressive large eyes and high relief with double eyelids, portrait exemplifies the militaristic period; worn but worthy of any collection; ; $640.00 (€569.60)
Roman , Ware , 2nd Century A.D.
From the collection of , former dealer in antiquities for 40 years.
is French for a ceramic slip, a mixture of clay and water used for decorating . In English the term is used for two different techniques but here we are only concerned with the technique used in the ancient world. is piped onto the object much like cakes are decorated with icing, using a quill, horn, or another kind of nozzle. The slip is often a color contrasting with rest of the vessel and forms a design, a pattern, or , that is raised above the main surface. The Egyptians used decorative designs. Specimens have also been found at Minoan Knossos on the island of .
This example was found near Corinth. The is certainly related to the Egyptian ware but it may have been made in mainland .
AE36060. ware , Athenian -, ROM -; 5 ½ inches high, Collectible condition, buff clay, ovoid body, wide tubular neck, strap handles, horizontal bands on neck, Barbatine rows of leaf shaped decorations on body; , one section of rim, a small shoulder and of one ; ; $630.00 (€560.70)
, 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.
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