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Image database with photographs of ancient art and antiquities

Our image database provides photographs of ancient art and antiquities for press releases as well as for private use. All artefacts sold in our gallery are documented through professional photographs. The resulting image library contains numerous ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman antiquities as well as ancient coins. The time span from Stone Age, over Bronze Age and Classical Antiquity until Late Antiquity is covered.

The photo gallery aims at providing a vast visual archive equipped with filters and search tools. You are most welcome to search the constantly growing number of artefacts in the image library. We are also happy to authorize hyperlinks from your webpage / forum to the objects depicted in our gallery. For this purpose, please send us a short notification prior to placing a hyperlink. For almost every object high definition photographs are available and can be provided e.g. to document your collection or for scientific papers or popular science articles. If you are interested in using pictures for publications, print media or other purposes, please contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

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  1. Roman marble Isis statue - ex Christie's New York
    Roman marble Isis statue - ex Christie's New York

    The surface is excellently preserved. The knot above the breast clearly identifies the statue as Isis. Acquired in 1975 at Galerie Carrefour, Pierre Vérité, Paris. Coming with an Art Loss certificate.

  2. Extremely fine Caesar Denarius with beautiful patina
    Extremely fine Caesar Denarius with beautiful patina

    With this coin type, Caesar puts himself and gens IVLIA into one line with the divine mythical heroes of ancient Greece. Perfectly centered, almost uncirculated coin.

    Price: on request
  3. Very fine Nero Aureus
    Very fine Nero Aureus

    This coin type celebrates the failing of the "Pisonian Conspiracy" and emphasizes the divine protection for emperor Nero. Impressive portrait, condition slightly better than very fine.

    Price: on request
  4. Große Terra Sigillata Schale
    Large Roman Terra Sigillata bowl

    Delicate, perfectly preserved pottery bowl from an old German private collection, acquired in 1979. Reported to have been found in El Djem, Tunis.

    Price: on request
  5. Etruscan Vetulonia type helmet
    Etruscan Vetulonia type helmet

    From the possession of New York City antiquities dealer Sumner Healey, who was made famous by Berenice Abbott's scenic photograph from 1936.

  6. Tanagra figure of a bride from Henry H. Gorringe collection
    Tanagra figure of a bride from Henry H. Gorringe collection

    Henry Honychurch Gorringe (1841-1885) was responsible for the removal of Cleopatra's Needle from Alexandria, Egypt to Central Park in New York City.

  7. Attic black figure cup with birds and rams
    Attic black figure cup with animals

    Impressive piece in very good condition. The frieze shows birds and rams. From an old German private collection, acquired in a London gallery between 1976 and 1978.

  8. Attic black figure cup with warriors
    Attic black figure cup with warriors

    Impressive piece in very good condition. The frieze shows riders framed by several persons. From an old German private collection, acquired in a London gallery between 1976 and 1978.

    Price: on request
  9. Buy Luristan horse bit
    Horse bit from Luristan

    Delightful artefact attesting the dawn of horse breeding in Western Iran during the 8th century BC. Highly stylized horses form the cheek pieces.

  10. Black figure Etruscan Stamnos from Toledo Museum collection
    Black figure Etruscan Stamnos from Toledo Museum collection

    Ex collection Prof. G. Olcott, the first Columbia University professor for Roman archeology. Acquired from his estate 1912 by the Toledo Museum (Ohio), in the museum collection until 2017. Found in Bolseno area, Italy.

  11. Buy Hallstatt period bracelet
    Melon bracelet from the Hallstatt period

    The massive bronze bracelet was found in Mintraching, Germany. The piece is published in an archeological report. Around 600 BC.

    Price: on request
  12. Roman bronze figurine of a horse
    Roman bronze figurine of a horse

    Beautiful massive figurine, perfectly preserved, great patina. With modern 925 silver base.

    Price: on request
  13. Egyptian Alabaster Shabti
    Large Egyptian Shabti made of Alabaster

    Stunning funerary statuette from the 19th dynasty of Ancient Egypt. Marvelous provenance and publications in numerous catalogues.

  14. Persian / Achaemenid gold bracelets
    Pair of Achaemenid gold bracelets

    Fantastic example of the gold jewellery of the first Persian Empire. Late 6th to 5th cent. BC.

  15. Buy Elamite cylinder seal
    Elamite cylinder seal for Shuk-Kuku

    Fantastic seal carved out of amethyst. It shows his owner Shuk-Kuku with the goddess Ninsianna. Five columns of Elamite cuneiform inscription frame the scene.

  16. Roman marble portrait, possibly Traianus Decius
    Roman marble portrait, possibly Traianus Decius

    Extraordinarily preserved marble head. Comparable in quality with portraits of Roman emperors on exhibition in large museums. Either a portrait type not yet surely attributed to Traianus Decius, or a private portrait of the Decius era imitating the official imperial portraits.

    Price: on request
  17. Perfectly preserved Apulian pelike
    Perfectly preserved Apulian pelike

    From the collection of Prof. Dr. Schmid, acquired 1977 at the Aloys Faust Gallery, Cologne. With ArtLoss Certificate.

    Price: on request
  18. Large Villanova culture urn found at Tarquinia
    Villanova culture urn found at Tarquinia

    Perfectly preserved, beautifully decorated piece. From an old German private collection, in Germany since the 1970s.

    Price: on request
  19. Published etruscan hydria or amphora
    Published etruscan hydria or amphora

    1969 on exhibition in the Stadtsparkasse Gelsenkirchen, published in the exhibition catalogue. Perfectly preserved, from an old German private collection, acquired in the 1970s at Galerie Hermanns, Munich. Coming with an ArtLoss certificate

    Price: on request
  20. Roman transport amphora found at Cabrera island
    Roman transport amphora found at Cabrera island

    Perfectly preserved, large amphora from the Mediterranean sea. From an old German collection.

    Price: on request
  21. Römische Amphore von Baleareninsel Cabrera
    Roman transport amphora found at Cabrera island

    Perfectly preserved, large amphora from the Mediterranean sea. From an old German collection.

    Price: on request
  22. Buy Gold earrings with Nike pendants
    Gold earrings with Nike pendants

    Greek hellenistic earring pair made of gold and emerald. Beautiful jewellery with granulated rosettes, emerald beads and plastic Nike statuettes. Including material analysis report.

    Price: on request
  23. Buy Late Bronze Age brooch
    Opulent Late Bronze Age brooch

    Stunning large brooch dating to the Urnfield period. The museum quality piece is decorated by spirals and stylized water birds. 1200 to 800 BC.

  24. Bowl from Hoard
    Hoard from the Late Bronze Age

    Complete surviving hoard consisting of one bronze bowl, two belts and twelve bracelets. Urnfield culture HaB1. The amazingly well preserved group is excessively rare on the art market as well as in museum collections.

  25. Vorzüglicher Denar des Trajan
    Traian Denarius

    Extremely fine, fully centered piece with an impressive portrait.

    Price: on request
  26. Buy bronze statuette of Osiris
    Bronze statuette of Osiris

    The figurine is in exceptional condition with a nice patina. Late Dynastic period of Ancient Egypt, 664 to 332 BC.

    Price: on request
  27. Impressive Roman imperial bronze oil lamp
    Impressive Roman imperial bronze oil lamp

    Beautiful patina, very well preserved. With large leaf-shaped handle. Dating to 1st - 2nd century AD.

    Price: on request
  28. Babylonisches Zylindersiegel kaufen
    Babylonian carnelian cylinder seal

    Prime example made of beautiful orange carnelian. Highly detailed engraved scene with king offering to the weather god Hadad. First half of 2nd Millenium BC.

    Price: on request
  29. Griechische Olpe aus Bronze
    Greek bronze olpe

    Perfectly preserved, massive piece with beautiful dark patina, 6th-5th century BC. With ArtLoss Certificate.

    Price: on request
  30. Ägyptischen Skarabäus mit Lebensschleife kaufen
    Egyptian tomb relief from Memphis

    The flat relief shows an offering scene and above a hieroglyphic text describing the deceased Ptah-nefer, the priest and the offerings. A translation has been made by the renowned Egyptologist professor Kurth. The work of art dates to the 26th dynasty. It is adopting the style of the Old Kingdom.

  31. Domitian Aureus - Cornucopia
    Perfectly centered Domitian aureus

    Reverse showing cornucopiae, in field COS IIII. Almost extremely fine, Rome 76-77 AD

  32. Denarius des Markus Antonius - Sol
    Rare Markus Antonius fouree denarius

    Mint moving with Antonius. 42 BC, the year which has seen the 2nd triumvirat and the death of Caesar's murderer Brutus. Great cabinet patina, very rare in this condition.

    Price: on request
  33. Museumswürdiger Glockenkrater aus dem 4. Jh. v. Chr.
    Museumswürdiger Glockenkrater aus dem 4. Jh. v. Chr.

    Auf der einen Seite Komposition aus sitzendem jugendlichem Dionysos und einem stehenden Mädchen, auf der anderen Seite zwei Manteljünglinge. Perfekt erhalten.

    Price: on request
  34. Attische rotfigurige Schale mit Kampfszene
    Attische rotfigurige Schale mit Kampfszene

    Im Tondo Kampfszene: Ein Krieger geht zu Boden, von der Lanze des anderen getroffen. Möglicherweise Darstellung des Kampfes zwischen Achilles und Hektor.

    Price: on request
  35. Gladiatorenlampe aus der römischen Kaiserzeit - Fund aus Deutschland
    Gladiatorenlampe aus der römischen Kaiserzeit - Fund aus Deutschland

    Museales Stück. Erhabenes Spiegeldekor mit feinen Details, tiefer, gut lesbarer Stempel. Fund aus Region der Limeskastelle Pförring, Eining, Pfünz, Kösching und Weißenburg.

    Price: on request
  36. Museal erhaltener apulischer Glockenkrater mit Thermolumineszenz-Gutachten
    Museal erhaltener apulischer Glockenkrater mit Thermolumineszenz-Gutachten

    Großes Gefäß zur Mischung von Wasser und Wein. Mit figürlicher Darstellung auf jeder Seite. Unbeschädigt.

    Price: on request

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