ANCIENT GREEK AND RELATED ART

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B2927. AN EXCESSIVELY RARE CYCLADIC SPOUTED EWER. Early Cycladic II-III, Kastri Group, Keros-Syros Culture, ca. 2400 BC. The highly burnished mirror-surface blackware vessel of spherical form with slant mouth spout, incised 'rope' decoration on the handle. 4 x 7 inches. Intact and choice with light soil adhering. See Goulandris Collection #180-183 for very nearly identical pieces. An excessively rare and museum quality early Cycladic artwork. On custom acrylic base.



B2928. A FINE GREEK CORE GLASS ALABASTRON, ca. 3rd-1st century BC. The free standing vessel with combed white and yellow marved stands in opaque blue glass ground, pale green applied handles. 5.1 inches. Base reattached, otherwise choice intact condition. Very rare.



B2929. IMPORTANT GREEK ALABASTRON CARVED WITH A SCENE FROM THE ILLIAD. Hellenistic, ca. 3rd-1st century BC. The alabaster perfume vessel carved in relief with Achilles dragging the body of Hector behind his chariot, ornamental floral registers above and below, traces of sheet gold overlay, remains of an ancient bronze pin embedded in small suspension? holes on the sides, the whole with light reddish iron oxide stains. 1.5 x 4.4 inches. A unique and museum quality example of fine Greek art.



B2931. A CHOICE TROY CLASS STONE HAMMER AXE. Middle Bronze Age, ca. 21st-17th century BC. The finely polished socketed stone axe of the same archaeological class as those found by Schlieman at Troy. 6.75 inches. Cf. 'The Gold of Troy' #166-169. The material is a lustrous jade-like blue gray stone, perhaps serpentine. The finest example I've carried.



B2932. A SUPERB GREEK BRONZE PALSTAVE AXE, ca. 6th-5th century BC. The heavy bronze axe with two flanged channels to receive the handle. 7.6 inches. Excellent condition with superb blue and green patina. The finest example I've carried. Extremely rare museum quality example of fine Greek toolmaking.



B2933. A RARE GREEK BRONZE AXE, ca. 5th century BC. The heavy socket axe head with fine green and blue patina under light ancient soil. 5.5 inches. Clean break through lower part of socket, probably occuring soon after manufacture as the edge is still quite sharp. Rare.



B2934. A LARGE GREEK SPEAR POINT, ca. 5th Century BC. Long, finely worked socketed blade with central ridge, two holes for attachment of streamers at the base. Length: 14.25 inches. Metal composition: Bronze with natural green patina with light soil encrustations. Provenance: Said to have been found near Syracuse in Sicily early this century. Fine Greek weapons and military gear are quite rare in any condition. Here we have a choice example of an exceptionally large spear point with the edges still quite sharp. A spear like this brings vividly to life the epic battles of the heroic Greek age. Small tear at attachment hole in socket, otherwise intact. Excellent and very rare example, the edges still quite sharp.



B2935. A LARGE GREEK SPEAR POINT, ca. 5th Century BC. Long, finely worked socketed blade with central ridge, two holes for attachment of streamers at the base. Length: 19 inches. Metal composition: Bronze with natural green patina with light soil encrustations. Provenance: Said to have been found near Syracuse in Sicily early this century. Fine Greek weapons and military gear are quite rare in any condition. Here we have a choice example of an exceptionally large spear point with the edges still quite sharp. A spear like this brings vividly to life the epic battles of the heroic Greek age. We can imagine this piece being broken in the midst of battle as it is in two pieces with a clean break in the middle. Excellent and very rare example, the edges still quite sharp.



B2936. A CHOICE GREEK SLING BULLET, ca. 3rd century BC/AD. The lead projectile with a molded Greek inscription probably CTRATW across one side. 1.25 inches. Choice example, possibly important if the inscription can be interpreted and linked to a particular battle or king.



B2937. A CHOICE GREEK SLING BULLET, ca. 3rd century BC/AD. The lead projectile with a molded spearpoint to 'stab' the enemy on one side, a Greek inscription ?DCILL?? on the other. 1.2 inches. Choice example.



B2938. A CHOICE GREEK SLING BULLET, ca. 3rd century BC/AD. The lead projectile with a molded scorpion to 'sting' the enemy on one side, a Greek inscription PARL?? on the other. 1.2 inches. Choice example.



B2939. A GREEK SLING BULLET, ca. 3rd century BC/AD. The lead projectile with faint Greek inscriptions both sides. 1.1 inches. Interesting example and possibly important if the inscriptions can be made out. Inscriptions somewhat clearer than image shows.



B2940. A CHOICE GREEK SLING BULLET, ca. 3rd century BC/AD. The lead projectile with a molded thunderbolt to 'strike' the enemy, five Greek letters reading ?E?PO on the reverse. 1.5 inches. Choice example.



B2941. A CHOICE GRECO-ROMAN SLING BULLET, ca. 3rd century BC/AD. The lead projectile with a molded coiled serpent to 'bite' the enemy. 1.25 inches. Choice example.



B2942. A CHOICE GRECO-ROMAN SLING BULLET, ca. 3rd century BC/AD. The lead projectile with a molded bee to 'sting' the enemy. Faint Greek inscription on the reverse. 1.25 inches. Choice example.



B2943. A LARGE AND HEAVY GREEK SILVER RING. Hellenistic, ca. 3rd-1st century BC. The massive solid silver bezel engraved with the Delphian Apollo std. r. on omphalos with lyre and branch. 25 x 28 mm., 20 x 22 mm internal. 43.23 gm. Traces of deposits in low parts of engraving and minor wear to surfaces. A choice and very rare example.



B2944. A GREEK SILVER RING, ca. 3rd-1st century BC. The bezel in the form of a cone with large granulations and fine applied twisted rope designs. 31 mm, 18 mm internal. Said to have been found with a hoard of Alexander the Great gold Staters. Very rare.



B2945. A GREEK SILVER RING, ca. 3rd-1st century BC. The band with two raised ridges, the bezel in the form of a cone with granulation. 29 mm, 18 mm internal. Said to have been found with a hoard of Alexander the Great gold Staters. Very rare.



B2946. A BEAUTIFUL GREEK BRONZE FIBULA. Hellenistic, ca. 2nd century BC. The bow-type fibula with tail extending past the catchplate where it is turned back and wrapped around the body, the head wrapped round itself to form a spring terminating in the pin which rests in the catchplate, the whole with a superb sea-green patina. 2.85". Choice example.



B2947. AN IMPORTANT GREEK GEOMETRIC TERRACOTTA RAM, ca. 8th-7th century BC. The ram with flat nose and curled horns which also resemble eyes. 2.75 x 3.1 inches. A wonderful example filled with life. Museum quality nearly invisible repair. Free standing. Extremely rare.



B2948. A FINE GREEK BRONZE BULL, ca. 4th-2nd century BC. The bull with hump and large dewlap standing alert with raised horns, its head slightly turned to the right. 2.5 x 2.6 inches. Losses to rear legs and tip of right horn. Choice Hellenistic style. Very rare this nice.



B2949. A FINE GREEK BULL'S HEAD, ca. 4th century BC. The terracotta head with wonderfully modeled features including incised eyes and detailed fur, two mortise holes for horns, the whole covered with white slip. 2.5 inches. An applicae fragment from what must have been a magnificent large Greek vase.



B2950. A RARE GREEK APOTROPAIC AMULET, ca. 5th-1st century BC. The copper alloy amulet in the form of a foot with suspension hole at top. 20 x 30 mm. Excellent condition with mix of iron and copper patinas. Such amulets in the shape of various body parts and organs were worn by persons with an affliction of the represented part in the hopes of being cured. They could be purchased at temples to Aescalepius where they were first blessed to impart magical healing properties. Quite rare and interesting and an important artifact of the early history of medicine.



B2951. AN IMPORTANT GREEK BRONZE WARRIOR. Archaic, ca. 6th century BC. The spade-bearded warrior wearing helmet with cheek pieces, reinforced over the brow and pointed at back, his tunic reaching down to his thighs, his right arm raised to brandish a weapon, his left down at his side. 2.5 inches. Excellent proportions and detail with sharp features and incised detail in beard and tunic. Museum quality, a wonderful example of early Greek art. See eg. the wonderful 5.6 inch example of similar style and form in Sotheby's Dec. 1999 catalog estimated at $200,000-$300,000! Extremely rare.



B2952. A SUPERB ARCHAIC GREEK PROTOME, ca. 6th century BC. The bust of a goddess done in the finest archaic style with high cheekbones, tightly curled hair under a high polos and with a wonderful archaic smile. 4.5 x 5.6 inches. Repair to base but face intact. A museum quality example of the finest Greek art. Free standing.



B2953. A FINE GREEK FIGURE OF A MOUNTED HORSEMAN, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. The beardless warrior with slightly raised head possibly Alexander the Great. He sits on his rearing horse holding the reins in one hand and a Macedonian type shield in the other, the whole wonderfully composed and executed. 4.1 x 4.75 inches. Considerable remains of white, black and red pigment. From the collection of an American diplomat stationed in Italy in the early part of this century. On Italian marble base.



B2954. AN EROTIC GREEK FIGURE OF EROS, ca. 3rdľ2nd century BC. The boy God of Love depicted naked playing a lyre, his body turned to provocatively display his hips. 4 inches. Intact. Much original white, blue, pink and black pigment remaining. Extremely rare and erotic figure.



B2955. A GREEK EROS RIDING A DOLPHIN, ca. 4th-3rd century BC. The boy God of love playing a lyre as the dolphin leaps from the waves. 5.5 x 5.75 inches. Intact with remains of blue, white and red pigment under ancient soil. Root marks on the interior. A very rare and classic scene.



B2956. A CHOICE GREEK 'TANAGRA' FIGURE OF EROS, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. The young God of Love depicted naked in an animated pose, his right leg forward and hands outstretched, head turned to the left with a mischevious smile. 5 inches. Repair. Remains of red pigment on the hair and white on the wings. Very rare this nice. A wonderful example of the Hellenistic genius for capturing naturalistic poses portraying the human body in action.



B2957. A FINE GREEK FIGURE OF SILENOS, ca. 4th-3rd century BC. The satyr depicted with long beard and hairy chest and legs wearing a loincloth and wreath. His left hand reaches back to support the leg of an naked erote he carries on his back, the erote's right arm in turn reaching around and holding onto the satyr's shoulder. 3.25 inches. Wonderful composition and detail, though with losses. Very rare.



B2958. A WONDERFUL GREEK FRAGMENTARY APHRODITE, ca. 4th-3rd century BC. The goddess naked except for her robes which have slipped below the tops of her thighs, still wearing only a necklace and armlets and bracelets on both arms, her long braids falling over her shoulders. 2.8 x 3.5 inches. Even with losses a quintessential portrayal of feminine beauty. On custom stand. Very rare this fine.



B2959. A SUPERB GREEK 'TANAGRA' FIGURE, ca. 4th-3rd century BC. The tall slim figure of an winged young maiden, perhaps Eos (Dawn) standing against a rock outcroping, her robes knotted below her belly, her right arm stretched downward, her right raised perhaps once holding something in her missing left hand. 9 inches. Repaired with a couple of small gaps. Considerable remains of polychrome. An exceptional and rare figure of the finest style.



B2960. A FINE GREEK 'TANAGRA' FIGURE, ca. 4th-3rd century BC. The tall slim figure of an elegant young lady closely wrapped in chiton and himation, the weight on the left leg, her head turned slightly to the right. 9.75 inches. Repaired with some patching to the undetailed back. Considerable remains of polychrome. Very fine and rare.



B2961. A LARGE TANAGRA FIGURINE. Greek, ca. 4th-3rd century BC. The figure of an elegant lady resting her elbows upon a column upon which she leans, her body wrapped in finely detailed drapery, a vine wreath upon her head. 10.5 inches. Repaired from numerous shards but all original except for the base of the column and base of reverse. Very rare and of excellent quality.



B2962. A LARGE GREEK BRONZE PITCHER, ca. 2nd-1st century BC. The pitcher of wide ovoid form on everted ring base, with a high conical neck with ridged shoulder opening to a wide rim with turned down edge, the handle with tapered incised handle terminating in a wide crescent ornamented with four curled knobs at the top, a palmette formed applicae athe the shoulder. 7 x 8 inches. Broad area of reverse side patched. Still a very rare and presentable example of fine Greek bronzework.



B2963. A CHOICE GREEK BRONZE PHIALE OMPHALOS, ca. 5th-4th century BC. The ceremonial offering bowl of shallow form with ridged shoulder and slightly everted rim, the bottom with a lotus pattern with raised omphalos at center. 1.8 x 7 inches. Choice example in excellent condition, the bronze considerably thicker than in most examples. The whole covered with a fine chestnut, green and blue patina. Very rare this nice.



B2964. A CHOICE ITALO-CORINTHIAN TREFOIL OINOCHOE, ca. 6th century BC. The small perfume vessel of domed form with miniature pinched pouring spout and small strap handle, the body decorated with rows of vertical bands, a rosette around the spout, all rendered in black and red on cream reserved areas. 2.3 x 2.75 inches. Choice intact condition. An excessively rare and beautiful type. Museum quality.



B2965. A FINE AND VERY LARGE ITALO-CORINTHIAN ALABASTRON, ca. 6th century BC. The piriform perfume vessel with narrow mouth with wide flat rim for spreading scent and small strap handle, the body decorated with 'fish scale' pattern and other ornamentation in red and black with added white dots. 5 x 9 inches. Professional repair with light soil encrustations. A choice and extremely rare example. On acrylic ring stand.



B2966. A LARGE AND FINE ITALO-CORINTHIAN ARYBALLOS, ca. 6th century BC. The perfume vessel of spherical form with wide flat rim and small strap handle, the body decorated with lions confronting, a palmette between, flowers in the fields all rendered in black and red with incised details. 3.8 x 4.25 inches. Tiny side hole otherwise intact. Extremely rare this nice.



B2967. A FINE CORINTHIAN ALABASTRON, ca. 6th century BC. The terracotta perfume vessel incised and painted in red and black with the large figure of a Siren, its wings wrapping clear around the vessel. 3.8". Repair with light salt deposits but all original with excellent paint. Very rare.



B2968. AN EXCEPTIONAL GREEK RED FIGURE PYXIS. South Italian, ca. 4th century BC. The hemispheric vessel on short pedestal base with flat shoulder gently rising to a raised rim, the circumference ornamented with an exceptional and exciting three dimensional perspective view of maze like motif, with alternating box and swastica designs, the 'upper' rims emphasized with yellow, a band of waves below, a band of red floral rosettes on the shoulder, tongue and dot on the neck. 2.5 x 3. Choice intact condition. Museum quality, possibly unique. A little gem. This piece is attributed to the school of the Baltimore Painter.



B2969. A VERY HIGH QUALITY GREEK RED FIGURE LEKANIS. South Italian, ca. 450-400 BC. The lid with a wave pattern running around the rim, the top decorated with two fine young female heads separated by palmettes, each wearing strings of white pearls, their hair bound with caps with white hairpieces over the brows, the base with fine double handles with side spurs, its side with vertical linear design, the knob of the lid with a black thunderbolt on red ground. 3.5 x 5 inches. The quality such that it is most probably attributable to a known painter. Choice intact condition with very light deposits. Extremely rare this nice.



B2970. A LARGER GREEK RED FIGURE OINOCHOE. South Italy, ca. 4th century BC. The pinched trefoil rim vessel with a front panel containing a naked youth advancing left carrying a situla, lilies in the field below, tongue pattern on the shoulder, wave pattern at base. 5 x 7.5 inches. Ancient bronze pin encrusted under handle attesting authenticity. Two tiny rim flakes, otherwise intact with some deposits. Surface lightly oiled to hide remaining deposits on figural panel. Needs a thorough cleaning.



B2971. A GREEK RED FIGURE LEKANIS. South Italy, ca. 4th century BC. The double handled vessel with heads of elegant ladies and palmettes decorating the knobbed lid. 3.8 x 5.8 inches. Some deposits. Intact.



B2972. A GREEK RED FIGURE LEKANIS. South Italy, ca. 4th century BC. The double handled vessel with heads of elegant ladies and palmettes decorating the knobbed lid. 3 x 4.75 inches. Some deposits. Intact.



B2973. A FINE GREEK MINIATURE RED FIGURE OLPE. Apulia, ca. 4th century BC. The single handled vessel with the head of an aged man flanked by hanging banners, added detailing in white. 2.1 inches in height. Rare this nice.



B2974. A FINE GREEK MINIATURE RED FIGURE KANTHAROS. Apulia, ca. 4th century BC. The two handled cup with a dove with spread wings one side, a water fowl on the other, added detailing in white. 3.6 inches in width. Rare this nice.



B2975. A FINE GREEK MINIATURE RED FIGURE OINOCHOE. Apulia, ca. 4th century BC. The oinochoe with lilies flanking a ram, added detailing in white. 3.5 inches in height. Rare this nice.



B2976. AN EXCEPTIONAL LARGE GNATHIAN BOWL, ca. 4th century BC. The large hemispheric bowl with short pedestal base and slightly everted and rolled rim, the body with two registers of fine vertical ridges separated by a band of tongue and dart in yellow, another band of floral designs in white and yellow under the rim. 6 x 8.25 inches. Professional repair but all original. Light deposits. An extremely rare and fine type.



B2977. A CHOICE GNATHIAN GREEK OINOCHOE. South Italy, ca. 4th century BC. The black glazed jug of superbly elegant form with wide body and delicate trefoil rim, incised vines with leaves in white on the front. Excellent intact condition and of the most wonderful form. 5 x 7 inches.



B2978. A GNATHIAN GREEK OINOCHOE. South Italy, ca. 4th century BC. The black glazed jug of elegant form with piriform body and pinched trefoil rim, incised and white tongue design on the shoulder, grape bunches in yellow below. Surface lightly oiled to partially hide white deposits. A professional cleaning would transform the piece as it is of excellent quality and condition beneath the deposits. Intact. 3 x 4.75 inches.



B2979. AN EXCEPTIONAL GNATHIAN GREEK SKYPHOS. South Italy, ca. 4th century BC. The two handled wine cup of elegant form on pedestal base with the double handles tied in a Herakles knot, the bottom section with fine ridges, the whole with a fine high lead content silvery black glaze, delicate vines around the shoulder in yellow, a white band around the top of the ridges, faint traces of root marks on the glaze. 3.75 x 5 inches. The finest example I've carried. Choice intact condition. Very rare this nice.



B2980. AN EXCEPTIONAL GNATHIAN GREEK SKYPHOS. South Italy, ca. 4th century BC. The two handled wine cup of elegant form on pedestal base with the double handles tied in a Herakles knot, the bottom section with fine ridges, the whole with a fine high lead content silvery black glaze, delicate vines around the shoulder and wave pattern around the rim in yellow, a white band around the top of the ridges, faint traces of root marks on the glaze. 3.6 x 4.8 inches. The finest example I've carried. Choice intact condition. Very rare this nice.



B2981. A BETTER TYPE DAUNIAN FUNNEL KRATER, ca. 4th-3rd century BC. The large biconical vessel with especially wide funnel rim, two loop and two vertical tab handles on the shoulders, designs in reddish brown and slate blue. 10.5 x 11.5 inches across handles. Body intact except for one loop handle lost, rim repaired with about 1/3 lost but displays well from the front. Rare. An impressive large piece.



B2982. A BETTER TYPE DAUNIAN FUNNEL KRATER, ca. 4th-3rd century BC. The large biconical vessel with especially wide funnel rim, two loop and two vertical tab handles on the shoulders, designs in reddish brown and slate blue. 9.5 x 10.75 inches across handles. Repaired from large shards with small gaps in bottom and rim. Rare. An impressive large piece.



B2983. A BETTER TYPE DAUNIAN FUNNEL KRATER, ca. 4th-3rd century BC. The large biconical vessel with especially wide funnel rim, two loop and two vertical tab handles on the shoulders, two registers of vines and other designs in slate blue brown. 10.25 x 11 inches across handles. Repaired from large shards. Rare. An impressive large piece.



B2984. A BETTER TYPE DAUNIAN FUNNEL KRATER, ca. 4th-3rd century BC. The large biconical vessel with especially wide funnel rim, two loop and two vertical tab handles on the shoulders, two registers of vines and other designs in reddish brown. 10.5 x 13 inches across handles. Repaired from large shards. Rare. An impressive large piece.



B2985. A CHOICE CAMPANIAN BLACK GLAZED BOWL, ca. 300 BC. The shallow bowl on ring base, the rim ornamented with a band of finely impressed tongue design, the whole with a superb practically flawless mirror glaze except for a reserved red sun-shaped circle and ring under the base, twin suspension holes in the ring of the base. 1.5 x 5.25 inches. Choice intact condition.



B2986. A MUSEUM QUALITY CAMPANIAN OLPE, ca. 300 BC. The elegant black glazed mug with dual strap handle attached to the wide rim, the entire body with four bands of elegant protrusions pressed from the interior while the clay was still plastic, the form in imitation of glass vessels of similar design. 3.25 x 3.5 inches. Choice intact condition. Completely uncleaned, the surface still covered with original lime deposits from the ground, traces of fine root marks and roots in the lime especially under the base. A wonderful and extremely rare example.



B2987. A FINE CAMPANIAN OLPE, ca. 300 BC. The elegant black glazed mug with single strap handle attached to the wide rim. 3.3 x 3.5 inches. Choice intact condition. A beautiful piece with one of the finest flawless mirror glazes one could imagine.



B2988. A FINE CAMPANIAN OLPE, ca. 300 BC. The black glazed mug with fine ribbed body and dual strap handle attached to the wide rim. 3.25 x 3.5 inches. Choice intact condition. A beautiful piece of quiet elegant proportion.



B2989. A GREEK BLACK GLAZED BOWL. Campanian, ca. 4th-3rd century BC. The small vessel with fine glaze with some light deposits and root marks on ring base. 1.6 x 2.75 inches. Excellent condition.



B2990. A GREEK BLACK GLAZED BOWL. Campanian, ca. 4th-3rd century BC. The small vessel with glaze with slight iridescense on ring base. 2 x 3 inches. Excellent condition.



B2991. A GREEK BLACK GLAZED BOWL. Campanian, ca. 4th-3rd century BC. The small vessel with fine silvery high-lead glaze with incised rim on ring base. 2.2". Excellent condition.



B2992. A CANOSAN GREEK VOLUTE KRATER, ca. 3rd century BC. The sizable vessel of elegant form with four molded Medusa heads on both sides of the volutes, the body with considerable but faint original paint remaining, depicting a quadriga left, the rearing horses being the most visible portion remaining. 16.5". Repair to rim and handles. Rare.



B2993. A FINE CANOSAN GREEK PLATE. South Italy, ca. 3rd century BC. The plate on ring base with delicate pastel yellow pigment with traces of red and black designs. Two original suspension holes in the rim. 7.5 inches. Very rare type. Intact.



B2994. A STAMPED GREEK PITHOS FRAGMENT, ca. 1st-2nd century AD. The heavy rim shard from a large terracotta storage jar stamped EUKARPIA which translates as 'good seeds' indicating that this was probably a Greek agriculturalist's storage jar for the best grain which would be set aside for the next season's planting. 3.5 x 5.3 inches. An important and interesting artifact of the daily life of the ancient Greeks.



B2995. A VERY FINE GREEK TRANSPORT AMPHORA HANDLE. Probably Rhodes, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. With rectangular stamp containing a grape bunch over a two-handled wine cup (kantharos) and Greek inscriptions. 2.75 inches. Likely from an amphora used to transport fine wine. A classic amphora handle stamp.



B2996. A VERY FINE GREEK TRANSPORT AMPHORA HANDLE. Probably Rhodes, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. With rectangular stamp containing a finely detailed robed horseman and Greek inscriptions. 3 inches.



B2997. A FINE GREEK TRANSPORT AMPHORA HANDLE. Probably Rhodes, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. With rectangular stamp containing a standing Goddess and Greek inscription NUSIOU. 4.4 inches.



B2998. A FINE GREEK TRANSPORT AMPHORA HANDLE. Probably Rhodes, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. With rectangular stamp containing a double axe, double cornucopia and Greek inscription IERAKOS. 3.75 inches.



B2999. A FINE GREEK TRANSPORT AMPHORA HANDLE. Probably Rhodian, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. With rectangular stamp containing two lines of Greek inscription including a magistrate's name in the upper line from which it could be dated. The inscription readable and clearer than image shows. 4 inches.



B3000. A FINE GREEK TRANSPORT AMPHORA HANDLE. Probably Rhodes, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. With rectangular stamp containing the caps of the Dioscouri and Greek inscription NIKIA between. 4.4 inches.



B3001. A FINE TRANSPORT AMPHORA HANDLE. Eastern Mediterranian, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. With circular stamp containing a large duck with head reverted and resting on its, back, traces of non-Greek? inscription. The whole covered with white slip. 3.75 inches.



B3002. A VERY FINE GREEK TRANSPORT AMPHORA HANDLE. Probably Rhodes, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. With rectangular stamp containing the radiate head of Helios and Greek inscription. 4 inches.



B3003. A FINE GREEK TRANSPORT AMPHORA HANDLE. Probably Rhodes, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. With rectangular stamp containing a caduceus and Greek inscription. 3 inches.



B3004. A FINE GREEK TRANSPORT AMPHORA HANDLE. Probably Rhodes, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. With circular stamp with the Rhodian rose and Greek inscription around. 3.75 inches.



B3005. A FINE GREEK TRANSPORT AMPHORA HANDLE. Probably Rhodes, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. With circular stamp with the Rhodian rose and Greek inscription around. 2.4 inches.




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