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Western Asiatic Stone Roaring Panther
Near East : Sumerian Pre AD 1000: item #1394400
3327


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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$1,750 

Western Asiatic Roaring Panther, reddish stone with white stone inlay, ca. 3rd - 2nd millennium BCE. 2 1/4" x 3 1/2" x 1 1/2" Standing on all fours with pricked ears and open mouth. Chip on right haunch and wear due to age and use. Otherwise in very good condition. Ex: S. Beiner collection, Florida. Cf. Pierre-Berge & Associates, Nov. 30, 2012, Lot 445. West Asian art goes back to the earliest presence of people in West Asia, in the form of little stone or clay fertility figurines. Around 9000... Click for details

Syro Hittite Terracotta Astarte / Goddess Bowl
Near East : Hittite Pre AD 1000: item #1394394
3326


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$1,100 

Syro Hittite Terracotta Astarte / Goddess Bowl, ca. 2nd - 1st Millennium BCE. 3 3/4" x 2 1/2" diameter. Professional repair to foot. Some chips due to age and wear, otherwise in very good condition. Ex: Archaeological Center Ltd. Jerusalem. Astarte is the Greek form of the name Ashtart, who, along with Asherah and Anath, was one of the three great goddesses of the Canaanite pantheon. In Canaanite religion she was associated primarily with love and fertility, playing the role of divine courtesan,... Click for details

Syro Hittite Terracotta Zoomorphic Figure on Wheels
Near East : Hittite Pre AD 1000: item #1394393
3325


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$1,250 

Syro Hittite Terracotta Zoomorphic Figure on Wheels, ca. 2nd - 1st millennium BCE. 5" x 3" diameter. One wheel not attached as seen in images. Some chips due to age and wear, otherwise in very good condition. Ex: S. Beiner collection, Florida.3 3/4" x 1 3/4" x 2 1/4". The ceremonial centers of the Syro-Hittite city-states (1200-700 BC) were lavishly decorated with large-scale, open-air figurative reliefs - an original and greatly influential artistic tradition. But why exactly did the production... Click for details

Luristan Bronze Chariot
Near East : Luristanian Pre AD 1000: item #1394346
3323


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$1,500 

Luristan Bronze Chariot Grouping, ca 7th Century BCE. 1 1/2" x 2 1/4" x 3/4", on custom stand height is 2 1/4". Ex: S. Beiner collection, Florida. Luristan bronzes are small cast objects decorated with bronze sculptures from the Early Iron Age which have been found in large numbers in Lorestān Province and Kermanshah in western Iran.

Luristan Bronze Chariot, 7th Century BCE
Near East : Luristanian Pre AD 1000: item #1394344
3322


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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$1,500 

Luristan Bronze Chariot Grouping, ca 7th Century BCE. 1 1/2" x 2 1/4" x 3/4", on custom stand height is 2 1/4". Ex: Archaeological Center, Tel Aviv. Luristan bronzes are small cast objects decorated with bronze sculptures from the Early Iron Age which have been found in large numbers in Lorestān Province and Kermanshah in western Iran.

Early Islamic Terracotta Incantation Juglet, Aramaic Inscription
Near East : Islamic Pre AD 1000: item #1394343
3321


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$2,400 

Early Islamic Terracotta Incantation Juglet, Ewer, with Aramaic Inscription, ca 7th - 10th Century CE. Professionally repaired but otherwise in very good condition. 5 1/4" x 3 3/4" x 4". Ex: Archaeological Center, Tel Aviv. Cf. Metropolitan Museum Accession number 48.101.4, on view at the Met, gallery 453. An incantation vessel, also known as a demon bowl, devil-trap bowl, or magic bowl, is a form of early protective magic found in what is now Iraq and Iran. Produced in the Middle East during... Click for details

Syro Hittite Terracotta Head of Astarte / Goddess
Near East : Hittite Pre AD 1000: item #1393193
3318


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$650 

Syro Hittite Terracotta Head of Astarte / Goddess, ca. 2nd - 1st Millennium BCE. 1 1/2" x 1" x 1", On custom stand 2 3/4" high. Ex: Ariadne Galleries, New York. Astarte is the Greek form of the name Ashtart, who, along with Asherah and Anath, was one of the three great goddesses of the Canaanite pantheon. In Canaanite religion she was associated primarily with love and fertility, playing the role of divine courtesan, for example, in mythological texts from the Late Bronze Age (c. 1550–1200... Click for details

Syro Hittite Terracotta Head of Astarte / Goddess
Near East : Hittite Pre AD 1000: item #1393191
3317


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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$750 

Syro Hittite Terracotta Head of Astarte / Goddess, ca. 2nd - 1st Millennium BCE. 2" x 1" x 1 1/2", On custom stand 5 3/4" high. Ex: S. Beiner collection, Florida. Astarte is the Greek form of the name Ashtart, who, along with Asherah and Anath, was one of the three great goddesses of the Canaanite pantheon. In Canaanite religion she was associated primarily with love and fertility, playing the role of divine courtesan, for example, in mythological texts from the Late Bronze Age (c. 1550–1200... Click for details

Syro Hittite Terracotta Idol on Horse
Near East : Hittite Pre AD 1000: item #1393189
3316


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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$1,100 

Syro Hittite Terracotta Figure riding horseback, Middle Bronze Age ca. 1800 BCE. 3 1/4" x 1 1/2" x 3". Note that arms are not broken but stylized. In very good condition. Ex: S. Beiner collection, Florida. “They have mouths, but they speak not; eyes have they, but they see not; they have ears, but they her not; neither is there any breath in their mouths.” Psalm 135. When according to tradition, Abraham rejected the idols that Terach, his father, had made. He established the foundation for... Click for details

Syro Hittite Terracotta Idol on Horse
Near East : Hittite Pre AD 1000: item #1393180
3315


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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$1,100 

Syro Hittite Terracotta Figure riding horseback, Middle Bronze Age ca. 1800 BCE. 4 1/8" x 2 1/2" x 1 1/4". Some restoration to front left leg, otherwise in very good condition. Ex: S. Beiner collection, Florida. “They have mouths, but they speak not; eyes have they, but they see not; they have ears, but they her not; neither is there any breath in their mouths.” Psalm 135. When according to tradition, Abraham rejected the idols that Terach, his father, had made. He established the foundation... Click for details

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