Authentic Ancient Hittite Artifacts For Sale

Hittite, c. 2000 - 1500 BC. Great Syrio-Hittite terracotta figure of a man, with beard! Nicely detailed with expressive features. H: 55 mm (2 3/16"). Missing the hands and legs, but still an attractive little piece. ex-Philadelphia, PA collection. #AP2114: $199

Hittite, c. 1st Millennium BC. A charming terracotta bull whistle! Depicted with long horns, wide, open mouth and incised eyes and nostrils. The back of the animal forming the mouth of the whistle. H: 2 1/2" (6.5cm), L: 2 7/8" (7.4cm). Repaired from 2 pieces. Great stylyzed form! It is a charming little piece. Ex New Jersey private antiquities collection. #AP2136: $399

Hittite, c. 3rd Millennium BC. Great large black-green serpentine cylinder seal. Engraved with an extremely enigmatic scene depicting Figures? or animals? Nice stone, light deposits. L 3.11cm (1 3/16”). Very interesting! Ex California Museum of Ancient Art De-Accession (Inv. #CS4802), acquired in 1989. Comes with museum-quality rollout. Rare! #AP2214: $475


Hittite terracotta head, Anatolia, c. 1400–1200 BC. Has two large eyes, disk-shaped form with narrow 'neck', with stylized human features on the front of the disk, applied as a well as impressed design, one triangular black inlay remains on one of the eyes. Originally part of a large vessel and quite interesting! Mounted on base. Stands 2 3/4" (70 mm) tall. Ex E. J. Gold collection; Ex J. L. Malter auctions; Northern California museum deaccession. #A131722: $350


Hittite, c. mid-2nd Millennium BC. Large black steatite spout in the form of a lion's foreparts. With nicely incised detail and decorative dot-in-circular motif on the bottom. On the bottom side is a hole drilled through the corner, perhaps for the suspension of another object. Some surface wear from use and deposits within the recesses. Ex-East Coast private collection; ex-California Museum of Ancient Art, de-accession. #AP2242: $650


Hittite, c. 2000 - 1500 BC. Great Hittite terracotta head of Astarte. With large angular nose, huge round eyes and a pointed headdress. H: 2 in (5.2cm). Mounted on antique base. Ex-old West Sussex, UK private collection. #AP2144: $250

Hittite, Anatolia, c. 1200 – 1000 BC. Nice terracotta head of an animal, from a large pottery vessel. The head disk-shaped with applied circular eyes, alert ears and central ridge stamped with a solar device. Measures 2 1/4" x 2 1/8" x 1 7/8" (5.7 x 5.4 x 4.8 cm). Light mineral deposits. Mounted on a lucite base. Ex-J. Rilling private collection, Orange County, CA. Nice! #AP2278: $350



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Ancient Hittite bronze stamp-seal, c. 1700-1500 BC.
Fantastic tri-lobed design with etched floral design of swirls and dots on base. The shaft of the piece has multiple etched-ring "grips" and the elongated top is holed-through for wearing. This was a personal seal, or signet (as in "signature") so it makes sense that the owner would keep it close to the heart. Nice olive-green patina with some original earthen encrustation. Measures 28 mm (1 1/8") tall. ref: Van der Osten, Collection Hans Von Aulock, p. 138, 86-88 for similar type. A great piece!. #6051x2: $299
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Incredible and large Hittite terracotta chariot, late 3rd Millennium BC, with loops at the front for attachment to model horses. 4 1/2" (11.4 cm) tall. Missing the wheels and axle which would have been made of wood in antiquity, long since turned to dust. Repaired at center but a rare and interesting piece! Ex Los Angeles private collection. #0611175: $699 SOLD



Hittite terracotta "serpent" head, Anatolia, c. 1400–1200 BC. Has two eyes, each with green ceramic inlay, now somewhat faded. Original part of a larger composition and a very interesting piece! H: 2 3/4" (6.9 cm). Mounted on base. Ex Northern California museum deaccession. #0910155: $425 SOLD



Hittite, c. 1200 - 1000 BC. Terracotta head of Astarte. In great style, with pointed headdress and large eyes, the facial features bird-like and extremely well executed. H: 2" (5.2cm). Mounted on an antique circular metal base. Ex Wiltshire, UK private collection: From the estate of Amold Walter Lawrence, 1900-1991, younger brother of TE Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia"). Historian who participated in, among others, the excavation of UR. Collected prior to WWII. #AP2137: $399 SOLD

Hittite, c. 1200 – 1000 BC. Fine terracotta head of Astarte, wearing a tall headdress, her eye large and circular, three holes through either side of the head for the attachment of hair in some other substance such as cord or straw. Traces of the fingerprints of the ancient maker still visible on the edges! H: 1 4/5 in (4.6cm). Old metal base. Ex Wiltshire, UK private collection: From the estate of Amold Walter Lawrence, 1900-1991, younger brother of TE Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia"). Historian who participated in, among others, the excavation of UR. Collected prior to WWII. #AP2154: $399 SOLD


Syrio-Hittite, c. 2100 - 1800 BC
A fantastic Syrio-Hittite terracotta idol. Wide expressive eyes, wearing a hat or cap, with two well-executed arms on stomach, each with 5 detailed fingers. Minor restoration at the waist - hardly noticeable. Stands 142 mm (5 1/2") tall. A masterpiece! #271045: $599
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Hittite, c. 1180 - 700 BC. Very large and attractive Syro-Hittite ceramic 'Astarte' figure. Flat-backed and depicting a female wearing a low headdress and several collars, her hands over her breasts. Her facial features are nicely rendered with large eyes, a large, thin-bridged nose and pursed lips, her hair stylized into a knob at back with incised detail. Huge 9 1/4" (23.5 cm). Intact, earthen deposits throughout. Ex Dr. Galen Hansen collection, San Diego. Much nicer than photo! #AP2014: $799 SOLD



Hittite bronze votive figure. Anatolia, c. 1500 - 1000 BC. Extraordinary and rare piece, with wide head and large ears and eyes, node pointed. The legs are together and extending into the mounting tang, arms at side with hands forward. H: 3 1/4" (8.3 cm). Some minor losses to hands but nicely patinated. Ex old New Jersey private collection. #0609111: $450
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Hittite, c. 2000 - 1500 BC. Excellent Syro-Hittite two-wheel model chariot. The tall back is topped with open-work arches, the front with attachment point for the harness gear, the rider would stand in the middle. 3 1/2" x 2 1/4" (88 x 58 mm). Wheels re-set on modern metal rod. Back repaired in one place, otherwise intact! An attractive example with light deposits. ex-Ancient World Art, 1991; Philadelphia, PA collection. #AP2110: $750 SOLD

Hittite, c. 2000 - 1500 BC. Small Syro-Hittite two-wheel model chariot. The tall back is topped with open-work arches, the front with attachment point for the harness gear, the rider would stand in the middle. Holes below where the wheels' axle would have been mounted. Repaired from 2 pieces. Traces of black painted details still visible. H: 57 mm (2 3/8"). ex-Philadelphia, PA collection. #AP2113: $199 SOLD

Hittite terracotta head, Anatolia, c. 1400–1200 BC. Has two large eyes, disk-shaped form with narrow 'neck', with stylized human features on the front of the disk, applied as a well as impressed design. Originally part of a large vessel and quite interesting! Mounted on base. Stands 2 3/4" (73 mm) tall. Ex E. J. Gold collection; Ex J. L. Malter auctions; Northern California museum deaccession. Terrible photo. #A131721: $375 SOLD

Hittite, c. 1000 - 600 BC. A cute terracotta figure of a horse.
With wide flat body with central ridge, peg feet and pinched tail, the head is simply modeled with erect ears. H: 3 1/2" (8.6cm),
L: 4 1/2" (11.6cm). Earthen deposits. Ex New Jersey private antiquities collection. #AP2145: $325
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Ancient Hittite, c. 3rd - 2nd millennium BC. Interesting terracotta votive stele. Depicts a male deity standing to right on a platform between two stylized trees or altar, mount hole at the bottom. H: 4 3/4" (12.1 cm). Some losses to top and base. Very interesting! Ex Orange County, CA private collection. #A11230-1: $350
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Fantastic and huge Syrio-Hittite votive sculpture of the goddess Astarte. Northern Syria, c. 2100-1600 BC. The figure is quite tall, with bird-like features, low headdress and double collar, both hand held to the sides of her chest. Repaired at neck and midsection, otherwise a handsome example with good old provenance. 7/8" (22.5 cm) tall! Ex Cecil Best collection, London (1882-1973). #0211183: $
725 SOLD

Hittite, c. 2000 - 1500 BC. Nice Syrio-Hittite terracotta Astarte idol. Depicted with columnar body and short arms, wearing a low, domed headdress and wide collar and necklace. The facial features are bird-like with wide, flat eyes and large, angular nose. H: 6" (152 mm). A nice example, repaired at knees, earthen and mineral deposits throughout. Ex Midwest USA private collection. #AH2073: $525 SOLD

Hittite, c. 1200 – 1000 BC. A cute terracotta figure of a horse. Of simple form with wide flat body, tapered legs and implied tail, the ears are vertical and alert. L: 4 1/4" (10.9cm). Nice light reddish color, mineral deposits throughout. Traces of the fingerprints of the maker still visible in areas. Ex New Jersey private collection. #AP2135: $399 SOLD

Hittite, c. 2000 - 1500 BC. Nice Syrio-Hittite terracotta head from an Asharte idol. H: 33 mm (1 5/16"). ex-old Philadelphia, PA collection. #AP2115: $125 SOLD


Hittite, c. 2000 - 1500 BC. Nice Syrio-Hittite terracotta Asharte idol. With columnar body and both hands on breast, the facial features are bird-like with wide circular eyes and large angular nose. The figure wears a tall headdress decorated with two wide disks and a thick double collar. H: 6 7/8" (17.5 cm). Incredible detail! Repaired at waist. Ex Los Angeles collection; Ex Jerusalem, Israel Gallery. #AP2123: $650 SOLD