2.25 inches. We are famous for the quality of the artifacts we offer, but the antiquities for sale in this section, are the pinnacle of their field. Roman, in the form of an elephant head with protruding ears and the spout as the trunk. A FINE ROMAN GLASS BEAKER, c. 1st-3rd century AD. A very similar bronze prick spur is on view at the Met. The most common ancient artifacts material is … Metal composition: Solid cast bronze with natural hard green patina. The high conical neck with nine spirals of thin applied glass thread. [--]VIEI Rare and nice. 31mm. ROMAN BRONZE PRIAPUS, c. 1st-2nd century AD. The shard 3.7 inches. Some ancient green patina attesting its authenticity. A HEAVY ROMAN CROSSBOW FIBULA, c. 2nd-4th century. Retiring Roman Auxiliaries were also often given land in one of the Roman Colonias. A number of areas of gilding showing through depressions in the fine glossy patina. 9085. 2.4 inches. We offer wholesale pricing on our entire collection, both through our website, catalog and at our gallery on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. 9092. M ... because here they come. ROMAN BRONZE OIL LAMP. 12266. 8309. Rare intact example. SIZABLE ROMAN BRONZE STEELYARD WEIGHT, c. 1st-2nd century AD. [--]F EIVS Depth: 18 mm. They were used, as they are today, for directing a horse to move forwards. The set consisting of ornamented tweezers and a pick on the original bronze ring with fastener. Lid missing. For collectors of religious reliquary, our gallery of Biblical and Hebrew artifacts features stunningly depicted Hebrew Manuscript Leaves, ancient Menorahs, Shofars, Prayer Plaques and many more authentic pieces. Roman artifacts show a skill and an aesthetic that is closer to our modern assumptions of beauty than those of the ancient past. Oceanus' image often appears on opposite sides of a dish with two fish on the other sides; for a complete plate, see Salomonson, 1969, p. 102 (Pl. (1.73"). 1.6Ã®. M The ring set with a large (12 x 16 mm) and very fine red carnelian deeply carved with the diademed bust of a laureate bearded male, perhaps a provincial king. The entire stamp would read EX GER INF. 8732. 12789. In addition to the sale of antiquities and numismatics we also provide appraisal services and accept items for consignment. In his right outstretched hand he carries a leather purse filled with coins. ROMAN BRONZE OIL LAMP. Choice example in excellent condition. Only around 800 genuine Roman Military Diplomas are known, and as such they are quite rare and important Roman historical documents. The pugio (plural: pugiones) was a dagger used by Roman soldiers as a sidearm. 12821. Rare and in choice condition! 7371. No 1.3". ROMAN MILITARY DIPLOMA. 13" across the handle. The bracelet with finely symmetric twists tapering to the open ends. [--]BESS(O) Remember, the greatest ancient art and antiquity collections in the world are defined by the legendary specimens they contain. 7370. See the Wikipedia article here. Eagle 2 x 2.25 inches internal diameter. In the Byzantine Roman ancient world, there was one fighting force that relied on the axe as a primary weapon - the fearless and highly feared Varangian Guard of the Roman Byzantine military. 3". All items are guaranteed authentic and are sold with a certificate of authenticity. Provenance: A private NJ collection. The spur with cruel spike and two knobs for attachment. 8737. Roman art, Roman Stele, Gladiator, Legionary antiquities, Roman Jewelry, Roman Glass, Roman Pottery, Roman Figures, Roman Tools, Palmyran art, Roman Dice, Roman Bronze Figures, Roman terra-cotta figures, Terra Sigillata, Patera, Roman Inscriptions 2.75 inches from tip of fastener to tip of pick. Y 1.4 inches. [A FVLVI] IVSTI Scarce. 9069. The Sothic dog of Isis was connected with the dog star Sirius, the heliacal rising of which marked the first day of the year and the coming of the yearly flooding of the Nile (the inundation). 12259. A CHOICE ROMAN FIBULA, c. 1st-3rd century. A ROMAN ANCHOR STYLE FIBULA, c. 2nd-4th century. Unusual perforated lid. Here he is depicted with his winged hat holding a purse to signify his connection with wealth and success in business. No 8731. A fine intact and wearable Roman silver bracelet with twisted ridges interspersed with beaded rows, the two ends wrapped around and sliding over each other to give a very slight adjustment in size and aid in putting it on the wrist. Roman Military Diplomas were issued from the reign of Claudius until around 212 AD when the Constitutio Antoniniana, issued by the emperor Caracalla, granted Roman citizenship to all inhabitants of the empire. [Ti Iulio]CAPITONE COS Rare. To 6.5 inches. Jun 11, 2019 - Sadigh Gallery specializes in Ancient Roman artifacts. Roman Antiquities Varied artifacts from Rome and its vast empire including pottery utensils, marble statue fragments, bronze figures and … In the last 20 years of offering ancient Roman military antiquities, this has been the ONLY time we have had the pleasure of making an actual pennant lance head available for sale. The red ware fragment of the rim of a bowl with a fine facing head of Oceanus, with wide double beards and horns in the form of lobster claws. Diplomas are usually found in fragmentary form as they were often broken into smaller and smaller fragments and the pieces distributed among the male descendants to prove their heritage. $30.00 shipping. The bow type bronze fibula with inscription LoVII molded in the terminal. 2". Provenance: Acquired at Harmer Rooke Galleries August, 1998. Roman Egypt, c. 1st-2nd century AD. Y Alexandria c. 2nd-4th century AD. All have been authenticated by The Gettysburg Museum of History. Provenance: The University Collection. 12433. The applique in the form of the bust of a noblewoman or empress wearing an ornate headdress, large loop at top. Found in Germany. Height: 9.4cm. For nearly 50 years, we have dedicated ourselves to providing private collectors, art dealers, and museums with Egyptian ancient art and Classical antiquities. 200AD. Provenance: A private American collection with independent documentation establishing US ownership since at least November, 1999. Rare. Roman artisans were responsible for some of the most sought after objects in antiquity, and it was due to the advanced wealth of the Roman Empire that the artists themselves competed for attention of the merchant class. No 12819. Of thick twisted gold wires imitating a braided form. 6.3 x 12.5 cm. Weight: 48.71 gm. AAA Antiquities for sale, Ancient Jewellery Jewelry for sale, Trinity Antiques Online gallery selling genuine affordable antiquities, and historical collectables, including Ancient Roman Medieval Greek Celtic Saxon Egyptian Viking Artefacts Iron age Bronze age coins gold silver bronze Artifacts for sale uk It seems likely that the pugio was intended as an auxiliary weapon, but its exact purpose to the soldier remains unknown. ROMAN BRONZE OIL LAMP. A FINE ROMAN BRONZE FIGURE OF MERCURY, Circa 1st-3rd Century AD. Free standing. ROMAN BUILDING BRICK WITH LEGIONARY STAMP. A FINE ROMAN FIBULA, c. 2nd-3rd century. M Spurs have been found in Celtic and Greek contexts from the 5th century B.C. Egypt, prob. This is a SET OF THREE ancient iron horse grooming shears that were originally collected in association with numerous other military horse gear on a site that was a former ancient Roman Byzantine cavalry camp in the Danube River Valley of Eastern Europe... SEE MORE ANCIENT ROMAN ARTIFACTS A rare depiction. 2.6 inches. 3.2 inches. 6877. 1st century AD. The beautiful maiden standing nude except for a pleated garment which she holds up over her pubic area with her left hand while she cradles her breast with the right, the reverse view shows that the garment has slipped down over her thighs reveling her ample hips. The Roman ballista was a large stationary crossbow that was mechanically wound up and shot bolts with tremendous force. Hard fired, 1.75 inches. No 3.3". Also Roman glass vases, terracotta figures. Excellent style and condition. Provenance: The Emeritus Collection formed in the US by the vice-president of a university from the 1950's to 80's. The heavier spring loaded fibula with ornate spring retainer arching to a wide flat tail with molded and incised designs. Rare. See museum examples and more information here. This was done using an innovative technique which measures the carbon isotope ratio of the trace carbon in the iron. 12777. “Biblical Artifacts" is brought to you by Sami Taha - Serving Jerusalem and the world's market for antiquities from the Holy Land by authority of the Israel Antiquities Authority. 19 x 22mm external. Provenance: The University Collection. Nice example. Through much of this period the Roman Auxiliaries composed the majority of the Roman army, and nearly all its specialized forces. 8712. Intact with missing lid. The bronze fibula with arched flat body and original pin, the whole covered with a fine gem-like forest green patina. 8713. The axe was a fundamental weapon of the Roman Byzantine soldiers - both on foot and on horseback. Provenance: The University Collection. Alongside tales of nefarious Emperors and intriguing matrons stands an incredible heritage of fine and decorative artistic production that is revealed today through ancient Roman antiquities and artifacts. 2.6 x 3.4 inches. The solid cast attachment with concave back probably originally from a bronze vessel, cast in the form of a facing sphinx, her wings at her sides. M Wearable with care. BEAUTIFUL LATE ROMAN EARLY BYZANTINE BRONZE BUCKLE, c. 3rd-5th century AD. This is an ancient iron BIPENNIS (double blade) axe... SEE MORE ANCIENT ROMAN ARTIFACTS Diameter: 44 mm. The spring loaded fibula with finely incised triangular point above the wide spring retainer. 2.7". The axe was a fundamental sidearm of the Roman Byzantine soldiers - both on foot and on horseback. Nice detail & condition and very charming. Made of iron with the distinct classic pugio form with round pommel and knobbed handle, the blade curving slightly inward below the hilt to a straight blade before curving in again to the point. $920.48. Would make a great pendant! A ROMAN FIBULA WITH HUGE SPRING, c. 2nd-4th century. VERY RARE ROMAN IRON PRICK SPUR, c. 1st-3rd century. The dog standing at attention with perked up ears and tightly curled tail, collar with pendant at front. 8715. Double bowed type with considerable gilding remaining. 19 x 15 cm. Classic figure of a Lar (a Roman household god) wearing a tunic belted at the waist. The small dog reclining with legs drawn up beneath it, the short tail tightly curled, he wears a collar ornamented with three circular medallions, the hair, eyes and mouth indicated with careful incised detail. HUGE ROMAN SILVER GLOVE RING, c. 1st-3rd century AD. Another view. We have REAL artifacts for sale from the Ancient Egyptians, Sumerians, Aztec, Mayan, Vikings, Romans, Native North Americans, Inuit, Mesoamericans, Hittites, and more! There are 7939 ancient artifacts for sale on Etsy, and they cost $55.53 on average. Complete and intact. An important Roman technology item. SMALL ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF A YOUTH. Stamped with letters [T]RANS RHENAN (beyond the Rhine), the stamp of Legions I & X. No [C VETTIENI] HERMETIS. A ROMAN FIBULA, c. 2nd-3rd century. 8735. 100BC. ROMAN BRONZE ATTACHMENT IN THE FORM OF A SPHINX, Provincial style, c. 1st-3rd century. [L Vitrasio]FLAMININO Attribution: Oil Lamp, 1st to 3rd Century AD Size: about 82 mm (about 3 1/4 inches) Condition: Excellent Shape Classical Greek and Roman gold jewellery, also Egyptian faience bead necklaces or ancient artifacts which have been adapted into modern wearable jewels. The ring is choice quality and complete and in excellent condition, one half in shadow in image. Intact with good detail. An important Roman technological artifact as their has been much discussion of where and when stirrups and spurs were invented. Photo of the reverse. Depicting the god Telesphoros dressed in Asiatic robe with peaked hood, the front of which he raises to reveal his large erect member on which he supports an assortment of fruits. Intact and functional with a choice forest green patina. The ring set with a very large (14 x 18 mm) and fine red carnelian deeply carved with the diademed bust of an emperor with shield and spear, similar to those on coins of the period. Sizable shallow bowl with rolled rim with two suspension holes for hanging on kitchen wall. It was the Roman equivalent of a small artillery piece. 7214. 1.9". The prick spur was the first type of spur to be invented, and it consists of a goad or prick, more or less pointed, connected to side arms or a heel plate. 12656. In the Byzantine Roman ancient world, there was one fighting force that relied on the axe as a primary weapon - the fearless and highly feared Varangian Guard of the Roman Byzantine military. Finely worked double hooked implement with double coiled middle that apparently served as a heavy spring, a very ingenious and advanced design that well demonstrates the advanced state of Roman technology. Complete and intact with original lid. Verso. I specialize in genuine ancient artifacts for sale at very reasonable prices, with a primary specialty in ancient Roman coins, Greek coins, and Roman and Egyptian artifacts. Height: 8.4 cm. Choice quality and condition and wearable (if your finger is large enough!). ROMAN LEGIONARY TILE, c. 1st century BC - 2nd century AD. 6890. A RARE EARLY ROMAN BALLISTA BOLT, 3rd-1st century BC. c. 1st-2nd century AD. The Roman ballista was a large stationary crossbow that was mechanically wound up and shot bolts with tremendous force. The spring type bronze fibula with catch plate tail looped back and wrapped around. On a custom stand. Condition: Excellent. M 8308. 7257. … This is an exceptional ancient throwing javelin spearhead from the early Islamic enemy of the Roman Byzantine Empire, the Umayyads. We cater to first-time buyers as well as the experienced collector supplying single and lot quantities of Egyptian, Greek, and Roman antiquities, ancient coins, and fossils. This carbon comes from the wood used in the production of the iron which must be of essentially the same age as the tool itself. Height: 17.0cm. From the days following Julius Caesar to the slow decline over the course of the 4th century, the history of the Roman Empire is captivating. Handle rising from shoulder to rim. ROMAN RIBBED GLASS BOTTLE, circa 4th century AD. 2 inches. Another lot from this collection was dated by the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to 120 AD with a probable range of 80 AD - 160 AD. or Best Offer ( 6.86g ) roman design Twin Tiger RUBY 18K gold ring, ancient design Very Rare!! A FINE ROMAN TWISTED SILVER BRACELET, c. 1st-3rd century AD. 11250. The axe was a fundamental sidearm of both, foot and horseback Roman Byzantine soldiers. Found in Germany. LARGE ROMAN BRONZE PATERA, c. 1st-3rd cent. A CLASSIC FORM ROMAN LEGIONARY DAGGER. BEAUTIFULLY CARVED ROMAN SILVER INTAGLIO RING, c. 3rd-4th century AD. Brown In the ancient world, the axe was a feared and effective combat weapon. X G partial stamp of Legion X Gemina, the famous Tenth Legion central to the Roman suppression of the Judaean revolt. [L NONI VICTO]RIS In high antiquity, they were not used in pairs, but rather as a single accessory attached to only one of the feet, usually on the left. [L PVLLI] DAPHNI [--]F EIVS The first pairs are recorded in some Greek regions in the late 2nd century B.C. In ancient times attachments like the current fine example were used to ornament wooden chests or pieces of furniture. Dr Mike Bishop, co-author of, 7258. 8727. FINE ROMAN SILVER BRACELET, c. 1st - 3rd century AD. Excellent detail front and back. A wonderful figure charged with eroticism and in excellent condition except that the suspension loop at top is broken. ROMAN LEGIONARY TILE, c. 1st century BC - 2nd century AD. 7561. [--DVMTAXAT SI]NGVLI SINGVLAS Attractive honey amber hue. A PAIR OF FINE ROMAN GOLD EARRINGS, c. 2nd-3rd century AD. Byzantine or early Medieval European, 1200AD. We offer museum documentation on all artifacts and relics sold by us. 5.8 x 14.0 cm. 12914. Green 6880. A very similar bronze prick spur is on view at the Met. Very rare. Rare Artifacts For Sale. 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