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Artemis Gallery will hold a sale featuring classical antiquities, ancient and ethnographic art from cultures encompassing the globe, plus fine art. The sale will be held on Thursday, Mar 21, 2019 8:00 AM CST. In this image: Roman Holyland Limestone Ossuary. Roman, Holy Land, ca. 1st century BCE to 1st century CE. Est: $6,000 - $9,000.
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Archaic Greek Illyrian Bronze Hoplite Helmet. Northwestern Greece, Illyria, Archaic period, ca. late 7th to 6th centuries BCE. Est: $22,000 - $30,000.
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Attic Red Figure Pelike w/ Reliefs & Iliad Inscriptions. Ancient Greece, Athens (Attic), ca. 4th century BCE. An attic, red-figure pelike with relief decoration and inscriptions naming characters from Homer's the Iliad. Est: $60,000 - $80,000
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Etruscan Bucchero Amphora w/ Animals, ex-Christie's. Northern Italy, Etruscan, late 7th century BCE. Est: $18,000 - $25,000.
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Stunning Roman Stone Mosaic - Two Charging Bulls. Roman, the Levant, late Imperial Period, ca. 3rd to 5th century CE. Est: $75,000 - $95,000.
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Gandharan Schist Relief w/ Buddha and Attendants. Central Asia, Pakistan, India, and Afghanistan, Gandharan Empire, ca. 1st century CE. A magnificent hand carved Gandharan grey schist relief fragment. Est: $2,000 - $3,000.
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18th C. Indian 22K+ Gold-Over-Glass Thewa Necklace. Northwest India, Rajasthan, Pratapgarh, ca. 18th century CE. A stunning thewa (also theva) necklace featuring eleven pendants made via a painstaking technique involving 22K+ gold sheet and colorful blue and green Belgian glass that originated in the town of Pratapgarh in Rajasthan. Est: $18,000 - $25,000.
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Beautiful Chinese Shang Dynasty Stone Cong. East Asia, China, Shang Dynasty, ca. 1558 to 1046 BCE. A stunning and finely-formed ritual funerary item known as a "cong," carved by hand from a creamy yellow hardstone with beige and light-grey inclusions. Est: $2,500 - $3,500.
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Incredible Pair Ice Age Mammoth Tusks - Matched Pair! Central Asia, Russia / Siberia, Pleistocene epoch (Ice Age), ca. 35,000 years ago. An incredible matched pair of mammoth tusks with incredible mahogany coloration streaked with rich beige and dark coffee-colored areas. Est: $25,000 - $35,000.
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Important Mayan Polychrome Bowl / Glyph on Base w/ TL. Pre-Columbian, Mexico and northern Central America, Mayan Territories, Late Classic, ca. 550 to 900 CE. A beautifully-proportioned bowl with a rich painted iconography. Est: $9,000 - $13,500