A87: Fall Exceptional Antiquities Sale 2020-10-03 Auction - 460 Price Results - Ancient Resource Auctions in CA
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Roman marble head of a woman, Julio-Claudian PeriodA very large Gnathian-ware skyphosA Makonde initiation helmet mask (Lipico mask)
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A87: Fall Exceptional Antiquities Sale

Our Fall Exceptional Antiquities sale will offer over 400 lots of fine ancient and ethnographic antiquities. The sale will offer a wonderful and unique selection of authentic, and well-provenanced Ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern, Islamic, Byzantine, and Pre-Columbian antiquities among other fantastic ethnographic items. Please get in touch if you have any questions and please remember to ask for condition reports on any items you may be interested in. We also accept absentee bids and phone bidding if bidders would like to call or email to set up either option for the sale.
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A group of 5 Roman-Egyptian objects: A group of 5 Roman-Egyptian objects. Lot includes a pair of faience papyrus sceptre amulets, Late Period, c. 664 - 30 BC, a serpentine scaraboid-shaped bead from the same period, a Roman green glass
0001: A group of 5 Roman-Egyptian objectsEst. $150-$200
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A large Coptic textile panel, Egypt: A large Coptic textile panel, Egypt, c. 5th - 7th Century AD, the creme colored linen panel featuring a decorative band containing stylized floral elements, a medallion at one end. An interesting
0006: A large Coptic textile panel, EgyptEst. $180-$250
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A nice Near Eastern bronze finial: A nice Near Eastern bronze finial, c. 1000 - 600 BC, in two part, a bronze tube lower portion with central pin and upper finial in the form of rampant felines, each with attenuated bodies and
0013: A nice Near Eastern bronze finialEst. $600-$900
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An Etrusco-Corinthian aryballos: An Etrusco-Corinthian aryballos, c. 6th Century BC, the ovoid body decorated with horizontal bands and dots in dark brown slip, vertical tongues around the shoulders. H: 3 1/4 in (8.3 cm). Surface
0014: An Etrusco-Corinthian aryballosEst. $150-$200
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A lot of Egyptian amulets and an inlay: A lot of Egyptian amulets and an inlay. A nice mixed group containing a pair of Eye of Horus amulets, Late Period, c. 664 - 332 BC, the smaller in blue frit with nice details, 24 x 20 mm & 15 x 13.5
0036: A lot of Egyptian amulets and an inlayEst. $150-$200
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A lot of 8 Egyptian faience amulets: A lot of 8 Egyptian faience amulets. Group contains a variety of Late Period - Ptolemaic types, c. 664 - 30 BC, including multiple Eye of Horus amulets, an example depicting the god Thoth, a papyrus
0038: A lot of 8 Egyptian faience amuletsEst. $250-$300
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Egyptian faience head and a lapis amulet: An Egyptian faience head and a lapis amulet. Lot includes a small lapis amulet in the form of a phallus, the label describing as Mesopotamian, c. 5000 - 4000 BC, well-preserved with small suspension
0039: Egyptian faience head and a lapis amuletEst. $120-$150
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An Egyptian steatite scarab: An Egyptian steatite scarab, later 2nd Intermediate Period - early 18th Dynasty, c. 1630 - 1500 BC, the body is worn with grooves for legs, on base, a human-headed figure stands with arm extended
0040: An Egyptian steatite scarabEst. $180-$250
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An Egyptian steatite scaraboid: An Egyptian steatite scaraboid, New Kingdom - 3rd Intermediate, c. 1570 - 664 BC, the back domed and smooth, on base the phrase 'Master of the Two Lands', a way to refer to the pharaoh. 24 x 12 mm.
0041: An Egyptian steatite scaraboidEst. $180-$250Lot Passed
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An Egyptian polychrome terracotta ushabti: An Egyptian polychrome terracotta ushabti, later New Kingdom, c. 1200 - 1075 BC, mummiform, wearing tripartite wig and broad collar, arms folded across chest, hands clutching hoes and a vertical
0048: An Egyptian polychrome terracotta ushabtiEst. $350-$500
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A wonderful Egyptian limestone head of a pharaoh: A wonderful Egyptian limestone head of a pharaoh, Late Period, c. 664 - 332 BC, wearing head cloth with uraeus, the features well-defined and the ears prominent. H: 5 1/8 in (13cm). Light mineral
0058: A wonderful Egyptian limestone head of a pharaohEst. $5,000-$8,000
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Wonderful Egyptian bronze figure of a seated: A wonderful Egyptian bronze figure of a seated Harpokrates, 25th - 26th Dynasty, c. 746 - 525 BC, solid cast, the young god is depicted nude, wearing characteristic side-lock of youth with uraeus, a
0061: Wonderful Egyptian bronze figure of a seatedEst. $1,800-$2,500
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Egyptian bronze figure of Osiris, Late Period: An Egyptian bronze figure of Osiris, Late Period, c. 664 - 332 BC, depicted mummiform, wearing Atef crown with uraeus and false beard, arms folded at chest and holding a crook and flail. H: 6 3/4 in
0063: Egyptian bronze figure of Osiris, Late PeriodEst. $700-$1,000
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A nice Egyptian bronze ibis, Late Period: A nice Egyptian bronze ibis, Late Period, c. 664 - 30 BC, the head and feet are original bronze with nice detail and attractive patination. The body is sculpted in a modern material, probably
0064: A nice Egyptian bronze ibis, Late PeriodEst. $350-$500
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An Egyptian wood mummy mask, Late Period: An Egyptian wood mummy mask, Late Period, c. 664 - 332 BC, the facial portion from an anthropoid sarcophagus lid, the features attractive with deep set eyes and large lips and false beard; all cut
0065A: An Egyptian wood mummy mask, Late PeriodEst. $700-$900
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A cute Egyptian polychrome wood figure: A cute Egyptian polychrome wood figure, Late Period - Ptolemaic, c. 664 - 30 BC, the carved body in the form of a hawk or falcon, possibly with reptilian or serpentine head. Nice deep yellow, red and
0066A: A cute Egyptian polychrome wood figureEst. $180-$250
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An Egyptian ceramic frog lamp: An Egyptian ceramic frog lamp, c. 2nd - 4th Century AD, of lentoid shape, the body depicting two child-like figures to either side of the fill-hole, the bottom impressed with stylized A. 3 1/8 x 2
0074: An Egyptian ceramic frog lampEst. $250-$400Lot Passed
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Two strands of Egyptian faience beads: Two strands of Egyptian faience beads, Late Period - Ptolemaic, c. 664 - 30 BC, comprised of mainly light to pale blue faience tubular beads, one strand interspersed with creme colored disc beads.
0084: Two strands of Egyptian faience beadsEst. $120-$150
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A nicely framed Coptic textile fragment: A nicely framed Coptic textile fragment, Egypt, c. 5th - 7th Century AD, linen and wool, containing a strip with a lovely floral pattern bordered by vivid red, likely the major color of the garment.
0088: A nicely framed Coptic textile fragmentEst. $120-$150
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A large swatch of Egyptian mummy linen: A large swatch of Egyptian 'mummy' linen, 3rd Intermediate Period c. 1075 - 664 BC, tan to brown color, with dark stains from the resins and oils used during the mummification practice. Nicely
0089: A large swatch of Egyptian mummy linenEst. $180-$250
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A well-preserved Near Eastern bronze bowl: A well-preserved Near Eastern bronze bowl, c. 1000 - 600 BC, fashioned from bronze sheet with flattened rim. Dia: 6 in (15.2 cm). Nicely patinated, a few tiny corrosion holes. Ex West Virginia
0091: A well-preserved Near Eastern bronze bowlEst. $250-$350
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A pair of nice Near Eastern bronze pins: A pair of nice Near Eastern bronze pins, c. 1200 - 600 BC, the first with a widely ridged terminal surmounted by 4 prongs, L: 5 1/4 in (15.8 cm), and the second with flattened profile along the upper
0097: A pair of nice Near Eastern bronze pinsEst. $120-$150
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A lovely Near Eastern bronze bracelet: A lovely Near Eastern bronze bracelet, c. 800 - 200 BC. This fine braided example is 2 3/4 in (6.9 cm) in diameter and is well-preserved with good mineral deposits. Ex Clearwater, FL private
0101: A lovely Near Eastern bronze braceletEst. $120-$150
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A Greek bronze head of a woman or goddess: A Greek bronze head of a woman or goddess, c. 6th - 5th Century BC, with archaic-style eyes and tightly curled or woven hair, remnants of a horizontal fragment of whatever vessel or object it was
0110: A Greek bronze head of a woman or goddessEst. $120-$150
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A Villanovan bronze bracelet: A Villanovan bronze bracelet, c. 8th - 7th Century BC, fashioned from a single strip of bronze, the ends pulled to wire and coiled into spirals. Well-preserved and attractively patinated. Ex Barstow,
0111: A Villanovan bronze braceletEst. $80-$120
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An Etruscan bronze figure of Herakles: An Etruscan bronze figure of Herakles, 3rd - 2nd Century BC, depicted nude, with right hand raised overhead, likely originally holding a club, the skin of the Nemean lion draped over left forearm.
0112: An Etruscan bronze figure of HeraklesEst. $2,000-$3,000
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An adorable Roman bronze figure of a mouse: An adorable Roman bronze figure of a mouse, c. 1st - 3rd Century AD, depicted eating with front paws holding a bite of food, tail looped over the back. L: 1 1/2 in (3.8 cm). Beautifully patinated and
0116: An adorable Roman bronze figure of a mouseEst. $350-$500
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A Roman bronze phallic amulet: A Roman bronze phallic amulet, 1st - 3rd Century AD, the slender form slightly curved with large circular suspension loop. L: 1 5/8 in (4.2 cm). Nicely patinated. Ex Swiss private collection.
0119: A Roman bronze phallic amuletEst. $180-$250
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A Roman enameled bronze disk brooch: A Roman enameled bronze disk brooch, c. 2nd Century AD, the circular body with preserved white and green enamel and forms a nice rosette pattern. Dia: 25 mm. Well-preserved with original pin and
0123: A Roman enameled bronze disk broochEst. $150-$250
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A Roman bronze votive amphora: A Roman bronze votive amphora, c. 1st - 3rd Century AD, with two loop handles. H: 1 3/4 in (4.4 cm). Ex Connecticut private collection.
0126: A Roman bronze votive amphoraEst. $150-$200Lot Passed
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A small Roman bronze bowl: A small Roman bronze bowl, c. 1st - 4th Century AD, nicely turned with slightly raised foot. D: 2 1/3 in (5.9cm). Dark green patination with light encrustation. Ex estate of Harold Whitaker.
0127: A small Roman bronze bowlEst. $180-$250
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A Roman bronze nail and a bronze ingot: A Roman bronze nail and a bronze ingot, c. 1st - 4th Century AD, the nail with square profile and rounded head, L: 4 1/2 in (11.4 cm), and the ingot with even brown patina, L: 5 1/8 in (13 cm). Ex
0128: A Roman bronze nail and a bronze ingotEst. $120-$150
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A Byzantine bronze oil lamp filler: A Byzantine bronze oil lamp filler, c. 5th - 6th Century AD, with deep rounded bowl, long channeled spout curved downward, projection to either side and a zoomorphic handle at back in the form of a
0130: A Byzantine bronze oil lamp fillerEst. $180-$250
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A lot of 5 Near Eastern bronze arrowheads: A lot of 5 Near Eastern bronze arrowheads, c. 1000 - 600 BC, each with triangular blade with pronounced midribs, the substantial stems with long tang for mounting into a shaft. Largest 2 in (5 cm).
0144: A lot of 5 Near Eastern bronze arrowheadsEst. $120-$150
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A group of 3 Roman mosaic fragments: A group of 3 Roman mosaic fragments, 1st - 2nd Century AD, the first contains green and blue glass tesserae still in situ, 4 5/8 x 3 in (11.7 x 7.5 cm), the second with large limestone tesserae in
0157A: A group of 3 Roman mosaic fragmentsEst. $250-$300
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A well-detailed Roman marble head of a man: A well-detailed Roman marble head of a man, c. 1st - 2nd Century AD, with handsome features and closely cropped hair, the back of the pieces is unfinished suggesting it was part of a larger
0160: A well-detailed Roman marble head of a manEst. $800-$1,500
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A fantastic Roman marble funerary stele: A fantastic Roman marble funerary stele, c. 2nd - 3rd Century AD, depicting the upper part of a man emerging from a basket within a shrine, laurel wreath on either side, a rosette flanked by flowers
0162: A fantastic Roman marble funerary steleEst. $4,500-$7,000
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A handsome Romano-Thracian marble relief: A handsome Romano-Thracian marble relief depicting a horse and rider, 3rd - 4th Century AD, extremely well-preserved showing excellent detail in the rider's facial features, hair and clothing, the
0162A: A handsome Romano-Thracian marble reliefEst. $1,000-$1,200
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An Old Babylonian terracotta seated woman: An Old Babylonian terracotta seated woman, c. 1900 - 1750 BC, the woman sits on her throne suckling an infant who she cradles with her left arm, in the manner of the goddess Isis who suckles the
0163A: An Old Babylonian terracotta seated womanEst. $350-$500
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A Phoenician ceramic head of a man: A Phoenician ceramic head of a man, c. 7th - 6th Century BC, with Egyptianizing features - almond-shaped eyes, angular nose, narrow mouth and short wig-like hair. The back of the head is framed by a
0165: A Phoenician ceramic head of a manEst. $180-$250
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A lovely Greek terracotta head of a youth: A lovely Greek terracotta head of a youth, Tanagra, Boeotia, c. 4th - 3rd Century BC, with handsome features and hair in waves, the back of the head is roughly modeled. H: 1 7/8 in (4.8 cm). Light
0167: A lovely Greek terracotta head of a youthEst. $400-$500
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A Hellenistic terracotta figure of a woman: A Hellenistic terracotta figure of a woman, 3rd - 2nd Century BC, reaching down and adjusting the strap of her sandal. She wears a chiton and himation, her head diademed with hair pulled back into a
0169: A Hellenistic terracotta figure of a womanEst. $180-$250
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A nice Greek terracotta female head: A nice Greek terracotta female head, c. 3rd - 2nd Century BC, her head slightly tilted to her left, features quite attractive with hair styled back in waves. H: 1 1/2 in (3.7cm). Mounted on black
0170: A nice Greek terracotta female headEst. $120-$150
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An Early Bronze Age red-line bowl, Levante: An Early Bronze Age red-line bowl, Levante, c. 3100 - 2900 BC, with rounded bottom and pierced lug handle, the entire vessel creme buff with a red line around the rim and two group of three lines
0179: An Early Bronze Age red-line bowl, LevanteEst. $180-$250
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An Early Iron Age globular jar: An Early Iron Age globular jar, c. 1000 - 800 BC, the ovoid body with narrow neck and flared mouth. H: 7 3/4 in (18.6 cm). Light deposits. Ex Las Vegas private collection.
0182: An Early Iron Age globular jarEst. $180-$250Lot Passed
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An Iron Age ceramic pilgrim's flask: An Iron Age ceramic pilgrim's flask, c. 1000 - 600 BC, with flat, circular body and a pair of strap handles flanking the flared spout. H: 6 1/2 in (16.5 cm). Surface encrustation throughout. Ex
0183: An Iron Age ceramic pilgrim's flaskEst. $350-$450
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An Early Iron Age globular jar: An Early Iron Age globular jar, c. 1200 - 800 BC, the body of inverted piriform shape with small foot and flaring mouth. 4 3/4 x 4 7/8 in (12.1 x 12.4 cm). Light deposits. Ex collection of Karl Jakob
0184: An Early Iron Age globular jarEst. $250-$300Lot Passed
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A Cypriot drinking cup and pedestal dish: A Cypriot drinking cup and pedestal dish. The Cypriot white painted ware drinking cup, c. 1725 - 1650 BC, with rounded bowl and remains of loop handle, the bottom painted with attractive geometric
0186: A Cypriot drinking cup and pedestal dishEst. $150-$250
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A nice Cypriot handled cup: A nice Cypriot handled cup, c. 800 - 600 BC, with near vertical walls, tapered disk base and loop handle. The vessel is adorned with wide and narrow bands in dark brown slip. 2 3/4 x 4 in (7 x 10.2
0189: A nice Cypriot handled cupEst. $250-$300Lot Passed
A Cypriot two handled bowl: A Cypriot two handled bowl, c. 750 - 600 BC, with banded decoration in dark brown slip. 4 x 2 3.8 in (10.2 x 6 cm). Well-preserved with light deposits. Ex Desmond Morris collection, Nottingham, UK.
0192: A Cypriot two handled bowlEst. $150-$200Lot Passed
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