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Welcome on the site of Bart Wille, archaeologist and art historian for the ancient Near & Middle East and Central Asia.

Since 1982 I am running a specialised gallery in Belgium, presenting archaeological and ethnographic items, under the motto "museum-quality at affordable prices"

Votive tray
Votive tray

Ref K418. A Bactrian grey chlorite (votive?) tray, decorated with 5 antelope like animals with stylized horns; the five animals are separated by series of ‘foreslash’ lines, respectively 8,8,7 and 9 in number. Height is 4.5 cm; diameter is 20 cm. Condition: intact. Bactriana, late 3rd millennium BC. Price: 9.600 € EUR

Vase with scorpions
Vase with scorpions

A white alabaster vase with the representations of 4 large and 4 small sized scorpions. Repaired at the rim. Very rare!
H 27,8 cm; Diameter 13 cm; Diameter top 9 cm.
Price: 24000 € EUR