Welcome to Ancient Art International They were used, as they are today, for directing a horse to move forwards. 3.5 x 5 x 2 inches wide. Officials of the empire took to wearing ornate pugios in the performance of their offices, and some would wear concealed pugios as a defense against contingencies. 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. 67 A RARE EARLY ROMAN BALLISTA BOLT, 3rd-1st century BC. 12433. 5 x 11 cm. Our gallery features a rich selection of ancient Roman antiquities and artefacts for sale, from all borders of the Roman Empire. All money raised by the sale of artifacts helps to maintain The Gettysburg Museum of History. 6.3 x 12.5 cm. 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. The large heavy adze with a typical Roman reinforced socket and hammer on top. Retiring Roman Auxiliaries were also often given land in one of the Roman Colonias. The Roman ballista was a large stationary crossbow that was mechanically wound up and shot bolts with tremendous force. Another view. ROMAN PERSONAL COSMETIC SET, c. 2nd-3rd century AD. 27 mm, 15 x 20 mm internal. 2 x 2.25 inches internal diameter. ROMAN MILITARY DIPLOMA. A FINE LATE ROMAN FIBULA, c. 1st-3rd century. Photo of Bottom #11257 ROMAN Oil Lamp - 1st to 3rd Century AD, Erotic Scene !! 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. 7560. BEAUTIFUL LATE ROMAN EARLY BYZANTINE BRONZE BUCKLE, c. 3rd-5th century AD. 3 x 3.9 inches. RARE ROMAN WALL FRESCO FRAGMENT. 10067. The cameo carved from layered opaque white on black glass in fine classical style with a young male head facing l. Stable lines. This is an exceptional ancient lance spear from the early Islamic enemy of the Roman Byzantine Empire, the Umayyads. Intact with missing lid. A wonderful figure charged with eroticism and in excellent condition except that the suspension loop at top is broken. 5 inches. A FINE ROMAN GOLD APPLIQUÉ OF ZEUS AMMON, c 1st-3rd century AD. 8719. The pugio (plural: pugiones) was a dagger used by Roman soldiers as a sidearm. 11250. Provenance: The University Collection. Authentic Antiquities and Ancient Artefacts . The small cat seated on its hind legs, with tail curled forward, wearing a collar with ornaments in the front, the hair, eyes and mouth indicated with careful incised detail. See more ideas about roman artifacts, ancient romans, ancient. EROTIC ROMAN NUDE HARPOCRATES, c. 1st-3rd century. c. 3rd-5th century AD. A rare depiction. M ROMAN LEGIONARY TILE, c. 1st century BC - 2nd century AD. It was the Roman equivalent of a small artillery piece. ROMAN GLASS SPRINKLER FLASK, circa 4th century AD. 1 x 4 x 5 inches. 100BC. ROMAN RIBBED GLASS BOTTLE, circa 4th century AD. 1st century AD. On a custom stand. Metal composition: Bronze with natural brown and green patina, small area of modern solder on reverse, plugged hole on top rim. A FINE ROMAN FIBULA, c. 2nd-4th century. or Best Offer. 2.4 inches. IMPRESSIVE PALMYRAN LIMESTONE PRIESTESS. 4 inches. 9716. The purpose of these military diplomas was to convey Roman citizenship upon the retiring auxiliary soldier in return for his years of service. $12.18 shipping. ROMAN LEGIONARY TILE, c. 1st century BC - 2nd century AD. Purchase directly from the site by credit card or PayPal in US Dollars, GB Pounds or Euros. 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. M 1 x 4 x 4 inches. 22 mm. 8712. Los Angeles, California, USA **** Light iridescence. 11247. The entire stamp would read EX GER INF. Y 5 out of 5 stars (161) 161 ... Rare Iron tri-lobed arrowhead Ottoman empire / Authentic Artifact / 14-15th Century AD. Eastern Mediterranean, 1st-3rd century AD. 200AD. Photo of the reverse. Intact and complete. [L NONI VICTO]RIS Provenance: Ex Bernheimer collection with old tag. 6877. Small press spot but nice condition. 8726. RARE ROMAN TERRA SIGILLATA SHARD DEPICTING OCEANUS. 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. The ring is choice quality and complete and in excellent condition, one half in shadow in image. The bracelet with finely symmetric twists tapering to the open ends. The dog standing at attention with perked up ears and tightly curled tail, collar with pendant at front. Dr Mike Bishop, co-author of. 2.35 x 2.5 external diameter. Roman, in the form of an elephant head with protruding ears and the spout as the trunk. Roman artifacts include pottery, weapons, weaponry, arms, armor, and bronze. Ancient Roman, Italy, Holy Land Terracotta Oil Lamp W Designs 100 BC - 200 AD 1.5". 8309. Black 7547. A ROMAN FIBULA, c. 2nd-3rd century. ... because here they come. 2.4 inches. 11 watching. 12 inches. 12804. Previously from the collection of a prominent Egyptologist brought to the US in 1954 with the family. This is a RARE set of THREE ancient iron horseshoes and SIX associated iron nails, that were originally found with numerous other military horse gear on a site that was a former ancient Roman Byzantine cavalry camp. Nice example. FINE ROMAN SILVER BRACELET, c. 1st - 3rd century AD. Intact. The bearded god raising the front of his robe to reveal his large erection on which he supports an assortment of fruits and grape bunches. Height: 14.6cm. Bronze ring with bezel engraved with a scene of 3 frolicking dolphins, a boy riding the largest one. 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. 25 mm, 16 x 19 mm internal. Wearing a turban and with robe held around lower part of face from inside. A classic ancient motif. The bronze fibula with flat arched body with eight lateral projections on the terminals, with original pin and original wire loops both ends. Leaf 7.5". (1.714 oz.). Intact. Choose from genuine ancient Roman jewellery including authentic Roman rings and earrings, terracotta oil lamps, Roman statues and busts, to real Roman axe heads, arrowheads and tools. The body of the straight-walled beaker covered in fine silvery blue iridescence with some ancient soil. Detail both sides. Antiquities, coins and ancient artefacts available to buy online including Ancient Chinese, Ancient Egyptian, Ancient Greek, Anglo Saxon, Bronze Age, Celtic, Georgian, Medieval, Roman, Stone Age, Stuart Period, Tudor, Victorian and Viking. Types of Roman antiquities for sale. No 12914. The axe was a fundamental weapon of the Roman Byzantine soldiers - both on foot and on horseback. 12266. $30.00 shipping. All antiques fully guaranteed, with lifetime certification of authenticity. [TI IVLI] VRBAN[I] Cf. Rare and in choice condition! The Auxiliary would present his military diploma to the local authorities as proof of his newly acquired Roman citizenship. 8733. Bluish-green tint. The beautiful maiden standing nude except for a pleated garment fastened at her hip by a large brooch which she holds from slipping down over her body or perhaps she is in the process of removing it. 36.49 gm. M 8181. 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. Acquired at Dawson's Auction House late 1990's. ROMAN RIBBED GLASS BOTTLE, circa 4th century AD. TWO ROMAN BRONZE MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS, c. 1st-3rd century AD. A ROMAN IRON HOE, c. 2nd century AD. Very rare and in excellent condition. Gandhara is an ancient province invaded by Rome in 326 BC,today this area is know as the Kyber pass and has good selection of roman glass but most are broken … Gray Green Provenance: The University Collection. A very similar bronze prick spur is on view at the Met. Aside from combat, one of the main utility tools of the Roman army was the axe. Excellent detail front and back. It was the Roman equivalent of a small artillery piece. 12789. 11249. The huge ring designed either for a huge finger or to be worn over a glove, the bezel set with an extremely fine 12mm x 16mm deeply carved carnelian intaglio of the horned head of Zeus Ammon. ROMAN BUILDING BRICK WITH LEGIONARY STAMP. (3.3"). AN ORNATE ROMAN GILDED FIBULA, c. 2nd-4th century AD. ROMAN BRONZE OIL LAMP. HUGE ROMAN SILVER GLOVE RING, c. 1st-3rd century AD. Artworks This area of the gallery displays our complete collection of ancient coins and antiquities for sale. It seems likely that the pugio was intended as an auxiliary weapon, but its exact purpose to the soldier remains unknown. Provenance: Acquired at Harmer Rooke Galleries in the early 1990's. Ancient Roman Byzantine cavalrymen employed two main types of spearheads - javelins that were thrown, and lances that were carried and used to repeatedly stab enemy soldiers. Green Weapons of the Umayyad caliphate are RARE and should have a place in every ancient weapon collection, as their part... SEE MORE ANCIENT ROMAN ARTIFACTS Very rare and in excellent condition. PA30. 12777. 8730. The Roman ballista was a large stationary crossbow that was mechanically wound up and shot bolts with tremendous force. Buy Ancient Egyptian, Roman & Greek Artifacts | Buy Pre Columbian Pottery | Ancient Art for sale Our Guarantee Buy with confidence, shop with ease, and rest assured that all our objects are genuine ancient works of art, backed by our lifetime guarantee of authenticity. 8311. Roman artifacts show a skill and an aesthetic that is closer to our modern assumptions of beauty than those of the ancient past. Byzantine or early Medieval European, 1200AD. Finely cast bronze applicae in the form of the facing head of an Erote with long curly hair drawn into a top knot. A ROMAN BRONZE BOWL, c. 1st-3rd century AD. Two large sections of a bronze auxiliary diploma making up almost the entire plate. 2.5". Better than photo. Height: 8.4 cm. Provenance: A private NJ collection. Attractive blue and green deposits on bottom. M Y We carry only authentic ancient artifacts. [L Vitrasio]FLAMININO 7371. The fearless and highly feared Varangian Guard of the Roman Byzantine military were made famous on that weapon, alone. Y 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. The spur with cruel spike and two knobs for attachment. Included here are the two authentic primary iron spear weapons of an ancient Roman Byzantine cavalry soldier. The small bronze fibula with large catch plate, the whole with a superb turquoise patina. The bronze ballista bolt of large arrowhead form with tenon on trailing end. The sizable limestone figure of the robed and veiled priestess holding a patera (offering bowl) and staff of authority. 1.6î. Roman lead relief plaque, Jupiter facing, 13.8 x 12.3 cm. They are truly Museum-Class and the "Best of the Best". A LATE ROMAN FIBULA, c. 3rd-4th century. Ex the Joseph Ternbach collection formed over many decades through the later half of the 20th century. 7320. 7257. A variety of items are available. 7645. [--]F EIVS Double bowed type with considerable gilding remaining. 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 Carved in the form of an arm with closed hand, the other end terminating in a phallus, suspension hole through the center. 8735. Acquired from a US dealer in April, 1999. The fibula with knobbed tail and incised body retaining an exceptionally wide spring. Flaring rim, cylindrical neck, globular body with diagonal ribbing. The spring loaded fibula with finely incised triangular point above the wide spring retainer. Ancient & Oriental is the website brand of Ancient Art - London's leading purveyor of antiquities and coins for over 40 years. 1.2 x 0.9 x 0.4 cm. ROMAN BRONZE OIL LAMP. ROMAN BRONZE ATTACHMENT IN THE FORM OF A SPHINX, Provincial style, c. 1st-3rd century. $599.99. [A FVLVI] IVSTI All have been authenticated by The Gettysburg Museum of History. Intact with encrustation. Garry Edwards Antiquities at the Antiques Centre York, Yorkshire, UK. 6890. 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. BM126 Very rare fresco fragment from a Roman wall with cream, yellow, red, and black pigments. RARE LATE ROMAN COPTIC TERRA COTTA BUST OF AN ARAB, Roman Egypt, c. 5th-8th century AD. Better detail than photo. 8710. 2.8". A FINE ROMAN FIBULA, c. 1st-3rd century. 3.3 inches. Complete and intact. The young boy god stands nude in the traditional posture with his finger to his mouth holding an uncertain object in his other hand. This is a fantastic set of TWO exceptionally well-preserved cavalry iron lance spearheads from the early Ottoman Empire, during the last days or early after the end of the Roman Byzantine Period. Rare this large. Spurs have been found in Celtic and Greek contexts from the 5th century B.C. Classical Greek and Roman gold jewellery, also Egyptian faience bead necklaces or ancient artifacts which have been adapted into modern wearable jewels. The large bronze fibula with heavily knobbed cross, the flat tail ornamented with incised annulettes. 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. 2 inches. A RARE EARLY ROMAN BALLISTA BOLT, 3rd-1st century BC. Another view. Provenance: The University Collection. 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