Roman BONE



1125   ROMAN BONE  PLAQUE OF HYGIEIA
           I century B.C. - I century A.D.
Carved in relief, back is flat. Depicted frontally with the weight on the left leg, left arm bent at elbow, holding phiale. Dressed in sleeveless high girded chiton and elaborately draped himation leaving right arm free, falling across left arm, covering shoulder. There is a bone rivet in the center for attachment. Head is mended, missing fragment at the base.
H. 2.8" (7.1 cm).
 
SOLD

 

 

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1177   ROMAN BONE PYXIS
           I century A. D. 

Slightly conical bone pyxis with the intended interior sides to receive the bottom of the pyxis; the top cut back to receive the lid. Wider diameter lid with decorative "stepped" moulding. Carved in relief with two diametrically opposed figures from Dionysiac scene: reclining Eros with outstretched wings, looking to his left, his legs are stretched out, he raises his right hand with a cup while resting his left elbow on a pillow. Another Eros with outstretched wings, flying right, holding a wine jar in his extended right hand.  Cracked, minor losses of wall at the bottom, central part of the lid is missing.  Remains of pink powder substance inside. 
H. (with lid) 1.9" (4.7 cm).
$ 2000

 

 

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1175   ROMAN BONE PYXIS
           III-IV centuries A. D. 

Slightly conical bone pyxis with the intended interior sides to receive the bottom of the pyxis; the top cut back. The lid with same diameter and concentric moulding. Bottom  with incised concentric lines. Body decorated with bands of four parallel lines with  a row of "dot in a circle" in between. Slightly chipped at the edges, otherwise intact.
H. (with lid) 2.5" (6.3 cm).
See similar pyxis: Davidson G.R. Corinth, vol XII, The Minor Objects. Princeton, 1952, p.136, cat. 964.
$ 350

 

 

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1176   ROMAN BONE PYXIS
           III-IV centuries A. D. 

Slightly conical bone pyxis with the intended interior sides to receive the bottom of the pyxis; the top cut back. Bottom  with incised concentric lines. Body decorated with bands of three fine parallel lines above the bottom; highly polished. Interior smoothly finished. Intact.
H. 2.4" (6 cm).
See close parallel: Davidson G.R. Corinth, vol XII, The Minor Objects. Princeton, 1952, p.136, cat. 965.
$ 300

 

 

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1121   ROMAN BONE HAIR PIN  
           IV-VI centuries A. D. 

Slightly convex triangular plate extended by two long parallel prongs with round cross-sections, their ends flaring. Polished. Intact.
L. 3.7" (9.4 cm).
$ 300

 

 

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1153

Astragalus pendant   
I century A.D.
Intact. 
L. 0.6" (1.6 cm).
$ 100

 

 

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1145        
Wolf's fang pendant   
I-II centuries A.D.
Mended. 
H. 1.6" (4 cm).
SOLD

 

 

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1171

Bone pendant   
I c. B.C.- II century A.D.
Intact. 
H. 0.6" (1.4 cm).
$ 75

 

 

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1161 
Natural bone pendant 
I-II centuries A.D.
Intact. 
H. 0.9" (2.3 cm).
$ 35

 

 

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1152

Bone duck pendant   
I-II centuries A.D.
Intact. 
L. 0.7" (1.8 cm).
$ 125

 

 

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1151
Bone bird pendant   
II-IV centuries A.D.
Intact. 
L. 0.9" (2.3 cm).
SOLD

 

 

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1150

Bone bird pendant   
II-III centuries A.D.
Mended. 
L. 0.9" (2.4 cm).
$ 150

 

 

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1154 
Bone  dolphin pendant
I century A.D.
Mended. 
L. 1.1" (2.9 cm).
$ 225

 

 

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1155

Bone pendant   
II-IV centuries A.D.
Mended.  
H. 1.2" (3.1 cm).
$ 150

 

 

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1166
Bone pendant   
I c. B.C.- I century A.D.
Intact. 
H. 1.1" (2.9 cm).
$ 150

 

 

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1164 
Bone altar pendant
I c. B.C.- I century A.D.
Intact. 
H. 0.7" (1.8 cm).
$ 175

 

 

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1167

Bone pendant   
II-IV cent.  A.D.
Intact.  
L. 0.9" (2.4 cm).
SOLD

 

 

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1163

Bone amphora pendant 
I-II centuries A.D.
Mended. 
H. 1" (2.6 cm).
$ 75

 

 

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1160
Bone pendant   
I c. B.C.- I century A.D.
Intact. 
H. 1.4" (3.6 cm).
$ 225

 

 

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1162

Bone amphora pendant   
III-IV century A.D.
Intact. 
H. 1.1" (2.9 cm).
$ 175

 

 

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1169 
Bone pendant
II c. B.C.- II c.
Intact. 
H. 0.4"(1.1 cm).
SOLD

 

 

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1172
Bone pendant   
II c. B.C.- II cent. A.D.
Intact. 
H. 0.6" (1.4 cm).
$ 35

 

 

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1173

Bone pendant   
II c. B.C.- II cent. A.D.
Intact. 
H. 0.9" (2.3 cm).
$ 50

 

 

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1165

Bone pendant   
II c. B.C.- II cent. A.D.
Intact. 
H. 1.1" (2.9 cm).
$ 75

 

 

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1141 
Bone  pendant
II c. B.C.- II century A. D.
Intact. 
H. 1.5" (3.9 cm).
$ 50

 

 

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1157

Bone pendant   
II-IV centuries A. D.
Intact.  
L. 0.5" (1.3 cm).
$ 50

 

 

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1168
Bone pendant   
II-IV centuries A. D.
Intact. 
L. 0.9" (2.2 cm).
$ 50

 

 

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1174

Bone pendant   
II-IV centuries A. D.
Intact.  
L. 0.7" (1.9 cm).
$ 50

 

 

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1142 
Bone  attachment
II c. B.C.-V cent. A.D.
Intact. 
H. 1.8" (4.5 cm).
$ 100

 

 


1313
Shell pendant

IV c.B.C.-IV c.A.D.
one hole
39 x 32 x 26 mm
SOLD
 

 

 

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1094
Roman ivory stylus    
II-III centuries A. D.
Point is chipped.
L. 6.1" (15.6 cm).
SOLD
 

 

 

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1101
Roman bone stylus    
II-IV centuries A. D.
Shaft is missing.
L. 1.7" (4.2 cm).
$ 25
 

 

 

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1117
Roman bone stylus    
III-IV centuries A. D.
Point is missing.
L. 5.1" (13 cm).
SOLD
 

 

 

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1100

Roman ivory furniture detail   
I centuries A. D.
Intact. 
L. 3.6" (9.3 cm).
$ 300

 

 

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1099
Roman ivory furniture joint   
I-II centuries A. D.
Fragmentary. 
L. 2.1" (5.2 cm).
$ 50

 

 

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1133
3 bone and ivory fragments
I-IX centuries A. D.
Fragmentary. 
L. 0.9" (2.2 cm) for longest.
$ 75

 

 

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1116

Roman bone knife handle   
III-IV centuries A. D.
Intact. 
L. 2.4" (6.0 cm).
$ 150

 

 

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1102
Roman bone knife handle   
I-III centuries A. D.
Upper part is missing. 
L. 2" (5.0 cm).
SOLD

 

 

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1115
Roman ivory knife handle   
III-IV centuries A. D.
Intact. 
L. 3" (7.5 cm).
$ 150

 

 

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1134
7 bone fragments
I-IX centuries A. D.
Fragmentary. 
L. 2.1" (5.4 cm) for longest.
SOLD

 

 

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1144
3 bone and ivory rings   
I-IX centuries A. D.
One is mended. 
D. 1" (2.6 cm).
SOLD

 

 

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1106
Roman bone with marks  
I-II centuries A. D.
Intact. 
L. 2.7" (6.8 cm).
$ 50

 

 

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1092

Roman bone attachment   
II-III centuries A. D.
Fragment is missing. 
L. 2" (5 cm).
$ 50

 

 

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1146
Roman bone plaque   
III-IV centuries A. D.
Intact. 
L. 2.2" (5.5 cm).
$ 75

 

 

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1098
Roman ivory plaque   
IV-VI centuries A. D.
Intact. 
L. 2.2" (5.6 cm).
$ 50

 

 

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1111
Roman bone needle case   
I-III centuries A. D.
Fragment is missing. 
L. 2.2" (5.7 cm).
$ 50 

 

 

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1095
Roman bone needle case   
II-III centuries A. D.
Fragment is missing. 
L. 3" (7.6 cm).
SOLD

 

 

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1120
Roman bone borer   
I-IV centuries A. D.
Intact. 
L. 5.7" (14.6 cm).
$100

 

 

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1131
Roman ivory plug   
I-II centuries A. D.
Intact. 
L. 1" (2.6 cm).
$ 75

 

 

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1130
Roman ivory plug   
I-II centuries A. D.
Intact. 
L. 1" (2.4 cm).
$ 75

 

 

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1132
Roman ivory plug   
I-II centuries A. D.
Intact. 
L. 0.8" (2 cm).
$ 75

 

 

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1091
Roman ivory comb   
I-II centuries A. D.
Teeth missing
L. 1.7" (4.4 cm).
SOLD

 

 

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1137             

Roman bone hair pin   
II-III centuries A. D.
Point is missing. 
L. 3.2" (8.1 cm).
SOLD

 

 

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1140
Roman bone hair pin   
I-II centuries A. D.
Shaft is missing. 
L. 2.2" (5.5 cm).
SOLD

 

 

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1122
Roman bone hair pin   
I-II centuries A. D.
Fragmentary top. 
L. 4.8" (12.1 cm).
$50

 

 

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1129
9 Roman and Byzantine 
fragmentary bone pins   
I-X centuries A. D.
L. 2.4" (6 cm) for longest.
$ 35

 

 

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1138
Roman bone hair pin 
IV-VI centuries A. D.
Shaft is missing. 
L. 1.1" (2.8 cm).
$ 50

 

 

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1119
Roman bone hair pin   
III-IV centuries A. D.
Intact. 
L. 4.6" (10.3 cm).
$100

 

 

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