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Antiquities & Fossils - 54 result(s)

NOTE: This category also includes Fossils.

Spanning a period of 2 million years from the early Stone Age times through to Medieval, here we have a fine selection of ancient antiquities. The earliest period know by historians as the “Eolithic” period. The word is taken from the Greek word “eos” meaning dawn as in dawn of time, and lithic meaning stone. This was followed by the Palaeolithic Old Stone Age, Mesolithic middle Stone Age, and finally the Neolithic new Stone Age. This was followed by the Bronze Age, Iron Age [Celtic], Greek, Roman, Saxon, Viking, Medieval and so on to the present day. Of course other world periods and cultures are covered such as ancient Chinese, Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Pre Columbian etc. Each period in time had its own distinctive artistic style often influenced by previous cultures and generations which of course usually overlapped each other. Here we have a great selection of ancient artefacts all guaranteed as genuine and mostly of museum quality. In many cases historical provenance is supplied, if known, which you can keep with your purchase.

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Lovely Amethyst Crystal Heart Calcite Geode Section
Dim: W-31 D-18 H-16 (cm)
Price: £95.00
   
White Agatized Coral Head Beautiful Decorative Piece
Dim: W-19.5 D-12.5 H-9 (cm)
Price: £145.00
   
Top Grace Lapis Lazuli Standing Stone
Dim: W-13 D-7 H-31 (cm)
Price: £375.00
   
Polished Lavender Blue Agate Geode Lovely Decorative Piece
Dim: W-25 D-19 H-9 (cm)
Price: £250.00
 
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Very Large Orthoceras Column A Genus of Extinct Nautiloid, an Ancester to the Modern Day Squid. Silurian Age, Atlas Mountains, 400 Million Years Old
Dim: W-25 H-162 (cm)
Price: £1200.00
   
Rare Fossil Ammonite, Lovely Aesthetic Pieces from Scunthorpe, England, 200 million years ago
Dim: W-47 H-43 (cm)
Price: £675.00
   
Exceptional Amethyst Cathedral Amethyst Geode Formed within a Volcanic Lava Bubble
Dim: W-18 H-93 (cm)
Price: £595.00
   
Stunning Rare Juvenile Ichthyosaur Fossil, Vertebrae and Paddle Digits North east coast England 160 Million Years Old
Dim: W-10 H-8 (cm)
Price: £495.00
 
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Stunning Rare Fossil Fish Head North East Coast England 160 Million Years Old
Dim: W-12 (cm)
Price: £179.50
   
Fabulous Decorative Fossil Echinoid-Club Sea Urhin Pseudocidaris Mammosa Kimeridgiegien Strata of Teruel –Spain Jurassic Park 54>136 Million Years Old
Dim: W-13 (cm)
Price: £225.00
   
Natural Pyrite Specimen Spain
Dim: W-7 H-5 (cm)
Price: £32.50This item has been sold
   
Brittle Starfish Fossil Stunning Detail and a Possible Predatory loss of limb Dorset 180 Million Years Old
Dim: W-9.5 H-9.5 (cm)
Price: £175.00
 
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Representation of a Fossilised Crocodile Skull Crafted from Period Teeth and Composite Material
Dim: L-69 (cm)
Price: £290.00
   
Stunning Petrified Wood Trunk Section From Arizona 225 million years old. A fabulous decorative specimen. With stand
Dim: W-34 H-27 (cm)
Price: £195.00
   
Fossil Juvenile Boar and Extinct Irish Elk Megaloceros Giganteus Jaw >30,000 years old
Dim: W-21 H-15 (cm)
Price: £250.00
   
Rare Juvenile Triceratops Fossil Brow Horn Section. Unearthed Hells Creek - USA 65> Million years old
Dim: L-14.5 (cm)
Price: £495.00This item has been sold
 
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Yuan Dynasty Terracotta Horse (1271-1368)
Dim: W-15 D-8 H-10 (cm)
Price: £225.00
   
Neolithic Amphora Decorated in Red with a Geometric Pattern, Double Loop Handles, Provenance: Originally from Brian Page Antiques ( National Expert) from Brighton
Dim: W-30 H-32 (cm)
Price: £475.00
   
Ammonite Cluster Dactylioceras Commune Isle of Skye Lower Juassic 180 Million Years Old.
Dim: H-11 (cm)
Price: £94.50
   
Fossil Snake Egg Ophiodienovum SP Eocene Period Alsace-France 50 Million Years Old
Dim: W-5 (cm)
Price: £39.50
 
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Roman Bronze and Iron Knife Very Rare 1st-4th century AD
Dim: L-15 (cm)
Price: £185.00
   
Large Roman Cloak Brooch Gilded Discovered in Nottingham
Dim: W-4 (cm)
Price: £95.00
   
Anglo Saxon Military Horse Decoration
Dim: W-5 (cm)
Price: £145.00
   
Roman Legionary Eagle
Dim: H-8 (cm)
Price: £115.00
 
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A Stunning Nephrite Jade Polished Natural Sculpture. Wonderful specimen for the collector and/or interior designer. Jade is one of the oldest and most important gemstones, with a history dating o...
Price: £575.00
   
Stunning Polished Calcite Sphere mounted on a hand turned oak sockel retaining the spherical beauty of this interior design piece. Fabulous crystallization markings even more so when exposed to sunl...
Price: £550.00
   
A wonderful hand carved swordfish bill displaying a coral reef seascape. Would make a beautiful interior design piece bespoke mounted for display that compliments its surroundings.
Dim: L-83 (cm)
Price: £250.00This item has been sold
   
This meteorite is an Ataxite as such is classified as ungrouped (An iron meteorite that does not fit into any of the established chemical groups) which make specimens from this meteorite unique and on...
Dim: W-7 (cm)
Price: £245.00
 
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A Wonderful Fossil Coral Head Captured in time within a lovely seam of pastel shade blue Agate. One of the few and the best specimens I have seen with exquisite coral structure fragments and formati...
Dim: W-16 D-14 H-6 (cm)
Price: £180.00
   
Roman XIII Legion Brick Fragment On Base
Dim: W-8 H-12 (cm)
Price: £145.00
   
Greek “Kanthoros” Vessel
Dim: W-6.5 H-7.5 (cm)
Price: £165.00
   
Roman Pottery Bust of Emperor Augustus With Stand 1st century AD
Dim: W-15 D-9 H-9 (cm)
Price: £1450.00
 
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The craftsmanship of our ancestors is truly astounding and never fails to amaze. We should consider ourselves as custodians of such classical artefacts in our lifetime, to be passed down to future generations to enjoy and treasure, keeping the historical memory alive. On many occasions such items from antiquity have become treasured family heirlooms, and a good financial investment for the future. (Michael Green - dealer at Hemswell)