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Persian Stone Head of a Lion
Near East : Persian Pre AD 1000: item #1392359
3307


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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$1,500 

Persian Stone Head of a Lion, ca. 5th Century BCE, 2" x 2" x 3 1/4", on custom stand 4 1/2" Intact and in excellent condition. Ex: S. Beiner collection, Florida. The first dynasty of the Persian Empire was created by Achaemenids, established by Cyrus the Great in 550 BC with the conquest of Median, Lydian and Babylonian empires. It covered much of the Ancient world when it was conquered by Alexander the Great. Persepolis is the most famous historical site related to Persian Empire in the... Click for details

Iranian Bronze Figure with Horns
Near East : Persian Pre AD 1000: item #1391584
3301


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$2,500 

Iron Age II splendid Iranian Bronze Figure with horns, 8th Century BCE. Strong facial features with deep set eyes and long beard. Depicted in the nude with pronounced nipples, arms raised forward and small rounded feet. 3 3/4" x 1 1/2" x 1", on stand 5" high. In excellent condition. IRON AGE. In Iran the term Iron Age is employed to identify a cultural change that occurred centuries earlier than the time accorded its use elsewhere in the Near East, and not to acknowledge the introduction of a... Click for details

Persian Stone Standing Lion
Near East : Persian Pre AD 1000: item #1390282
3280


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$3,200 

Persian Stone Standing Lion, ca. 5th Century BCE. Intact and in excellent condition. 4" x 1 3/4" x 1/2". On stand 4 3/4" high. Pricked ears, bared fangs, standing on all fours with long tail. Possibly an attachment. Ex: S. Beiner collection, Florida. The first dynasty of the Persian Empire was created by Achaemenids, established by Cyrus the Great in 550 BC with the conquest of Median, Lydian and Babylonian empires. It covered much of the Ancient world when it was conquered by Alexander the... Click for details

Chalcolithic Tepe Sialk Terracotta Bowl with Ibex, Horned Animal
Near East : Persian Pre AD 1000: item #1367791
3218


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SOLD 

Chalcolithic, Tepe Sialk Iran, Terracotta Bowl with Ibex, Horned Animals. ca. 5000 - 4000 Century BCE. Professionally repaired as seen in images. 2 3/4" x 7 5/8" diameter. Ex: Archaeological Center Ltd. Tel Aviv. Cf: Metropolitan Museum of Art, Accession #59.1 Chalcolithic Bowl with Horned Animals. Chalcolithic (transition from stone to metal) painted wares developed on the Iranian plateau and in the western mountains. Like much of the pottery from Iran in the Chalcolithic Period (ca. 5500-4000... Click for details

Iron Age III, Teppe Hasanlu, Terracotta Double Bowl with Tripod Feet
Near East : Persian Pre AD 1000: item #1367720
3216


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Iron Age III Terracotta Double Bowl with Tripod Feet. Persian, Ancient NW Iran, Teppe Hasanlu. Ca. 800 - 586 BCE. Intact and in excellent condition. 3 1/2" x 8 1/4" x 5 5/8". Ex: Archaeological Center Ltd., Jerusalem. Cf: Metropolitan Museum of Art, Accession #60.20.60. Teppe Hasanlu is an archaeological site of an ancient city located in northwest Iran (in the province of West Azerbaijan), a short distance south of Lake Urmia. The nature of its destruction at the end of the 9th century BC... Click for details

Persian, Elamite Pink Terracotta Toy Mouflon, Sheep, on Wheels
Near East : Persian Pre AD 1000: item #1367401
3212


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Persian, Elamite Pink Terracotta Toy Mouflon (Sheep) on Wheels, Middle Elamite Period, ca. 1500 - 1200 BCE. One horn chipped as seen in images, otherwise in excellent condition. Artifact is 2 3/4" x 4" x 4 1/2". With hollow cylindrical body and tiny head. Mounted on four wheels. Wheel axles pass through pierced holes. Cf: The Royal City of Susa, Ancient Near Eastern Treasures in the Louvre, fig. 136, p. 196. According to Archaeology News Network, these animal figurines mounted on little... Click for details

Persian Glazed Ceramic Bowl on Custom Stand
Near East : Persian Pre AD 1000: item #1300960
3139


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800.00 

Persian Glazed Ceramic Bowl on Custom Stand. Nishapur, 10th Century CE. Repaired from original pieces with some overpaint. Bowl is 3 ¾” high x 6 3/8” diameter. Displayed on custom stand height is 8”. The era of Islamic pottery started around 622. From 633, Muslim armies moved rapidly towards Persia, Byzantium, Mesopotamia, Anatolia, Egypt and later Andalusia. A distinct Muslim style in pottery was not firmly established until the 9th century in Iraq (formerly Mesopotamia), Syria and... Click for details

Persian Glazed Ceramic Bowl on Custom Stand
Near East : Persian Pre AD 1000: item #1300954
3138


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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800.00 

Persian Glazed Ceramic Bowl on Custom Stand. Nishapur, 10th Century CE. Repaired from original pieces with some overpaint. Bowl is 3 ¾” high x 6 ½” diameter. Displayed on custom stand height is 8 ½”. The era of Islamic pottery started around 622. From 633, Muslim armies moved rapidly towards Persia, Byzantium, Mesopotamia, Anatolia, Egypt and later Andalusia. A distinct Muslim style in pottery was not firmly established until the 9th century in Iraq (formerly Mesopotamia), Syria and... Click for details

Persian Avian Pottery Juglet
Near East : Persian Pre AD 1000: item #1209492
2076


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$4,000 

Persian Avian Pottery Juglet, Circa 3rd Millennium BCE, in globular form with neck of juglet in shape of a bird' s head. Bulbous eyes, opened beak, some earthen encrustation due to age but intact and in excellent condition. 8 1/4" High. Ex: Barakat Gallery, CA.

Persian Sgraffiato Bowl, Medieval Nishapur Iran
Near East : Persian Pre 1492: item #1206297
2056


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$7,500 

Ancient Persian Sgraffiato Bowl from Medieval Nishapur Iran (9th - 10th Century CE) the richest oasis and chief city of the eastern province of Khorasan, situated along the Silk Road. In colors of green, brown and cream with geometric and floral patterns. Professionally repaired from original pieces this magnificent bowl now in excellent condition. 12 1/4" diameter. Ex: Hadji Baba, London. Cf. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Islamic World, 1987, fig. 12 p. 24.ISBN 0-87099-461-1

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