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Antiquities & Fossils - 31 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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Petrified Wood Wash Basin 220 million years old!
Dim: W-57 D-46 H-14.5 (cm)
Price: £795.00
   
Polished Lavender Blue Agate Geode Lovely Decorative Piece
Dim: W-25 D-19 H-9 (cm)
Price: £250.00
   
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
 
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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
   
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
 
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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
   
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
 
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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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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: £495.00
   
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: £495.00
   
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
   
Large 19th Century Whales Tooth
Dim: L-16 (cm)
Price: £145.00This item has been sold
 
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Fossil Knightia Fish an extinct genus, Knightia belongs to the same taxonomic family as herring and sardines. 55 million years old
Dim: W-36 H-29 (cm)
Price: £195.00
   
A Striking Stone of a Native American Chief Head Signed EE
Dim: W-35 H-39 (cm)
Price: £195.00
   
Stunning large Sulciferites Ammonite. Monmouth –Lyme Regis 199 million years old Stand included
Dim: W-40 H-45 (cm)
Price: £325.00
   
Goniopygus menardi Misour North Africa Upper Cretaceous 100 million years old
Dim: W-20 H-12 (cm)
Price: £325.00
 
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Fossil Priscacara Fish & Cropolite Green river lake , 55million years old. Wyoming USA
Dim: W-51 H-42 (cm)
Price: £210.00
   
Woolly Rhinoceros Skull Section Belgium >20,000 years old
Dim: W-42 D-21 H-22 (cm)
Price: £1200.00
   
Fossil Nautilus Cenoceras Sp Lower Jurassic ,180 Million Years Old Dorset , England
Dim: W-2 H-25 (cm)
Price: £795.00
   
Medieval Thai Mother and Child, Thai temple offering part celadon glazed mother and child, Si Satchanalai, Thailand Circa 1450 to 1599 A.D. Ex Asian art museum of San Francisco
Dim: W-4.5 H-11 (cm)
Price: £160.00
 
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Stunningly Preserved and prepared Macroolithus Raptor dinosaur Eggs
Dim: W-20 D-18 H-9 (cm)
Price: £1875.00
   
Stunning large juvenile Pachypleurosaurus (fish eating reptile) Early triassie- China 225 million years old
Dim: W-20.5 H-29.5 (cm)
Price: £795.00
   
A Roman Republic Silver Denarius of the Moneyer (Magistrate) Marcus Baebius, Rome. Mint Condition. 937BC.
Dim: W-1 D-1 (cm)
Price: £140.00
     
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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)