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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"

Acephalic statue of Maitreya, the Buddha of the future
Acephalic statue of Maitreya, the Buddha of the future

Holding a kamandalu or  sport copy watches uk water flask containing ‘amrita’, the elixir of life, as a symbolic promise of salvation in the future.
Gandhara Art, schist stone, northwest Pakistan, 2nd-3rd Century AD
- Height 21,5cm - Width 16,5cm

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Wooden door
Wooden door

A small wooden entrance door to a mosque, Swat Valley, Northwestern Pakistan. The door has a red brown patina. It measures 145 x 199 (H) cms. 18th century
The frame is carved with a meandering lotus motif, which goes back on the ancient Graeco-Buddhistic art of Gandhara, that once flourished in the same area.

Price: 2200 € EUR