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Artemis Gallery will hold a Great Deals Antiquities Ethnographic Fine Art auction on Thursday, Mar 26, 2020 8:00 AM CST. Check out discounted pricing on antiquities from Egypt, Greece, Italy and the Near East, plus Viking, Asian, Pre-Columbian, Tribal, Russian Icons, Spanish Colonial, Fine Art, more! Starting prices have been reduced up to 50% off original auction prices - perfect for dealers and collectors. Many fresh lots added throughout, as well. In this image: Early 20th C. Indonesian Sumba Wood Drum, ex-Stendahl. Estimate $1,100 - $1,650
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Translated Egyptian Clay Funerary Cone for Pawah. Ancient Egypt, New Kingdom period, 18th to 20th Dynasty, ca. 1549 to 1076 BCE. A wonderful, mold-formed pottery funerary cone (also foundation cone) of a conical form with a broad front face. Estimate $1,000 - $1,800.
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Egyptian Gesso / Wood Left Foot (from Statue). Ancient Egypt, New Kingdom to Third Intermediate Period, ca. 1550 to 712 BCE A left foot covered in gesso left from an Egyptian statuette. Estimate $1,200 - $1,800.
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Translated Egyptian Glazed Ushabti - for Amenemope. Egypt, from Tel Assassif, Third Intermediate Period, 22nd Dynasty, ca. 943 to 716 BCE. Comprised of a brilliantly blue glazed faience, a superb ushabti presenting a finely modeled and detailed face and wearing a striated tripartite wig, standing in the traditional mummiform pose with arms folded across the chest. Estimate $3,000 - $4,500.
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Egyptian Mummy Linen w/ Hieratic Book of the Dead Text. Egypt, late Ptolemaic to Romano-Egyptian period, ca. 2nd century BCE to 2nd century CE. A rare strip of mummy linen of a lengthy rectangular form with finely aged light-brown coloration throughout. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000.
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Greek / Thracian Kingdom Gold Stater of Lysimachus. Thracian Kingdom, Lysimachus (381 to 281 BCE), Gold stater, ca. 3rd to 2nd century BCE. Obverse: Diademed head of deified Alexander III right, wearing horn of Ammon. Estimate $2,000 - $3,000.
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11th C. Viking Gilded Silver Brooches - Animal Heads. Northern Europe, specifically Gotland, Sweden, Viking world, ca. 1000 to 1100 CE. A pair of near-identical, richly gilded, 75% silver animal-head brooches with attached backplates. Estimate $12,000 - $18,000.
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Sassanian / Sasanid 20K+ Gold Hoop Earring. Ancient Near East, Sasanian (Sassanian, Sasanid) Empire, ca. 3rd to 8th century CE. A gorgeous hoop earring formed from 84% gold (equivalent to 20K+ gold). Estimate $700 - $1,050.
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Rare Bactrian Inscribed Stone Stamp of King. Central Asia, Bactria-Margiana, ca. 190 to 180 BCE. An incredibly rare stone stamp, pierced horizontally through its upper portion for suspension, with its square face incised with an image of King Agathocles, known as "the Just", who reigned ca. 190 to 180 BCE. Estimate $3,400 - $5,100.
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Costa Rican Nicoya Stone Metate Zoomorphic Heads. Pre-Columbian, Central America, Costa Rica, Nicoya region, ca. 400 to 800 CE. A fine example of a metate, hand-carved from a single piece of grey-hued volcanic stone. Estimate $900 - $1,300