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Syro Hittite Terracotta Astarte / Goddess
Near East : Hittite Pre AD 1000: item #1351206
3187


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
tel 561-994-0811



500.00 

Syro Hittite Terracotta Astarte / Goddess, ca. 2nd - 1st Millennium BCE. 5" x 1 1.2" x 1/2". On custom stand. Repair and loss of glaze. Old collection number SY.22 on reverse, unique and interesting. 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... Click for details

Syro Hittite Terracotta Astarte / Goddess
Near East : Hittite Pre AD 1000: item #1351201
3186


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
tel 561-994-0811



900.00 

Syro Hittite Terracotta Astarte / Goddess, ca. 2nd - 1st Millennium BCE. 3 1/2" x 2" x 1". Some loss to feet, but 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, for example, in mythological texts from the Late... Click for details

Syro Hittite Terracotta Astarte / Goddess
Near East : Hittite Pre AD 1000: item #1351116
3183


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
tel 561-994-0811



1200.00 

Syro Hittite Terracotta Astarte / Goddess, ca. 2nd - 1st Millennium BCE. Some restoration as seen in images, encrustation due to age and some chips due to use. 5 1/2" x 2 1/4" x 1". Ex: Archaeological Center Ltd., Jerusalem. According to Susan Ackerman of the Jewish Women’s Archives, 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... Click for details

Syro Hittite Terracotta Chariot
Near East : Hittite Pre AD 1000: item #1350805
3180


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
tel 561-994-0811



1000.00 

Syro Hittite Terracotta Chariot, ca 2nd - 1st Millennium BCE. 4 3/4" x 5 1/2" x 4". Incised decoration on chariot. Ex: Archaeological Center, Ltd. Jerusalem. Intact and in excellent condition. The Battle of Kadesh (also Qadesh) took place between the forces of the Egyptian Empire under Ramesses II and the Hittite Empire under Muwatalli II at the city of Kadesh on the Orontes River, just upstream of Lake Homs near the modern Syrian-Lebanese border. The battle is generally dated to 1274 BC in the... Click for details

Syro Hittite Terracotta Chariot and Charioteer
Near East : Hittite Pre AD 1000: item #1350722
3173


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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1500.00 

Syro Hittite Terracotta Chariot and Charioteer, ca 2nd - 1st Millennium BCE. Stylized figure with disc shaped eyes standing within a tall domed chariot. Incised decoration on chariot. Professional repair with some restoration. 5 1/4" x 2 3/4" x 3 1/2". With contemporary lucite wheels. Ex: Christie's London, 1972. The Battle of Kadesh (also Qadesh) took place between the forces of the Egyptian Empire under Ramesses II and the Hittite Empire under Muwatalli II at the city of Kadesh on the Orontes... Click for details

Large Detailed Bronze Luristan Spear
Near East : Luristanian Pre AD 1000: item #1346171
LS200


Relics of the Nile
859-948-5864



 

Presented here is a nice bronze spear with raised center ridge. The spear head features a beautiful green/brown patina and measures an impressive 10”. It remains intact and is presented on a custom base for display. Acquired from Malter Galleries in the late 1990’s.

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


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
tel 561-994-0811



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
tel 561-994-0811



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

Indus Valley Civilization Bird Faced Goddess Astarte
Near East Pre AD 1000: item #1209640
2083


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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$1,500 

Petite Indus Valley Civilization Pottery Bird Faced Goddess Astarte (goddess of fertility, sexuality, and war) circa 3rd Millennium BCE. With large hollow eyes, pointed nose and slender arms and legs. Wearing headdress and ceremonial collar. 4 1/2" high not including custom lucite stand. Intact and in excellent condition. Ex: Archaeological Center, Tel Aviv. The earliest traces of civilization in the Indian subcontinent are to be found in places along, or close, to the Indus river. Excavations... Click for details

Indus Vallery Civilization Pottery Zoomorphic Jug
Near East Pre AD 1000: item #1209629
2081


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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3700.00 

Large Indus Valley Civilization Pottery Jug, circa 3rd Millennium BCE, from ancient India, Pakistan region. Neck of jug with zoomorphic animal with small eyes and ears. With geometric patterns encircling body and neck in colors of red, brown and buff. 9" high and intact with some earthen encrustation and a small chips on bottom convex bottom from age, but in very good condition. Ex: Archaeological Center, Old Jaffa. The earliest traces of civilization in the Indian subcontinent are to be found... Click for details

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