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May 13th, 2017 Fine Ancient Artifacts
Ancient Resource Auction #58: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)

This auction featured some remarkable collections of high quality ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern, Holy Land, Asian, and Pre-Columbian artifacts.

March 26th, 2017 Fine Ancient Artifacts
Ancient Resource Auction #57: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)

This auction offered a spectacular selection of authentic, museum quality, and well-provenanced Ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern, Islamic, Byzantine, and Pre-Columbian antiquities among other fantastic ethnographic items. We offered a section of 15+ lots de-accessed from the California Museum of Ancient Art to help raise money for their Ancient Art Acquisition Fund, including a little Noah's Ark of animal amulets.

February 12th, 2017 Discovery Sale
Ancient Resource Auction #56: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)

This sale featured a nice selection of well-provenanced and authentic ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern, Holy Land, Asian, Ethnographic and Pre-Columbian artifacts. We slashed prices dramatically on many lots, and included several much nicer items than we usually offer in our Discovery Sale auctions.

December 4th, 2016 Fine Ancient Artifacts
Ancient Resource Auction #55: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)

Our big December sale was one for the record books! This auction featured some remarkable collections of high quality ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern, Holy Land, Asian, and Pre-Columbian artifacts.

November 6th, 2016 Discovery Sale
Ancient Resource Auction #54: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)

Our new Discovery Sale auction featured a nice selection of well-provenanced ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern, Holy Land, Asian, Ethnographic and Pre-Columbian artifacts. We slashed prices dramatically on many lots, and included several much nicer items than we usually offer in our Discovery Sale auctions.

September 25th, 2016 Fine Ancient Artifacts
Ancient Resource Auction #53: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)

This auction was one for the record books! This sale featured some remarkable collections of high quality ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern, Holy Land, Asian, and Pre-Columbian artifacts. We are proud to present another marvelous selection deaccessioned from the California Museum of Ancient Art.

 

The California Museum of Ancient Art is de-accessioning lots to raise funds for the museum's Ancient Art Acquisition Fund
The California Museum of Ancient Art was founded in 1983 to gather the first collection focusing exclusively on the Ancient Near East in Southern California. Representing the geographic regions of Egypt, Mesopotamia and the Levant from approximately 3500 BC to 500 AD, the museum's goal is to tell the stories of the peoples of the Ancient Near East and their cultures and to promote a better appreciation for the roots of Western Civilization.

July 31st, 2016 Fine Ancient Artifacts
Ancient Resource Auction #52: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)

This auction was one for the record books! This sale featured some remarkable collections of high quality ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern, Holy Land, Asian, and Pre-Columbian artifacts. We were proud to present a marvelous selection deaccessioned from the California Museum of Ancient Art.


The California Museum of Ancient Art was founded in 1983 to gather the first collection focusing exclusively on the Ancient Near East in Southern California. Representing the geographic regions of Egypt, Mesopotamia and the Levant from approximately 3500 BC to 500 AD, the museum's goal is to tell the stories of the peoples of the Ancient Near East and their cultures and to promote a better appreciation for the roots of Western Civilization.

June 26th, 2016 Discovery Sale
Ancient Resource Auction #51: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)

This sale featured a nice selection of well-provenanced ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern, Holy Land, Asian, Ethnographic and Pre-Columbian artifacts. We slashed prices dramatically on many lots, and had included several much nicer items than we usually offer in our Discovery Sale catalogs.

May 22th, 2016 Fine Ancient Artifacts
Ancient Resource Auction #50: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)

This auction was one for the record books! This sale featured some remarkable collections of high quality ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern, Holy Land, Asian, and Pre-Columbian artifacts. We were proud to present for the first time a selection deaccessioned from the California Museum of Ancient Art (Lots 63 through 96).

 

The California Museum of Ancient Art is de-accessioning lots to raise funds for the museum's Ancient Art Acquisition Fund. The museum was founded in 1983 to gather the first collection focusing exclusively on the Ancient Near East in Southern California. Representing the geographic regions of Egypt, Mesopotamia and the Levant from approximately 3500 BC to 500 AD, the museum's goal is to tell the stories of the peoples of the Ancient Near East and their cultures and to promote a better appreciation for the roots of Western Civilization.

 

Among our most historically important offerings was an ancient vellum apocryphal Letter of Jesus to Abgar, King of Edessa, Excerpt: "The letter of Jesus Christ Son of God to Abgar, the king of Edessa...It is I, Jesus. I am the one who wrote this letter with my own hand..." Date of Manuscript: 7th-8th CE. Though the letter claims to have been written by Jesus, an anonymous author likely composed the original sometime in the third century CE.

April 24th, 2016 Discovery Sale
Ancient Resource Auction #49: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)

This sale featured a nice selection of well-provenanced ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern, Holy Land, Asian, African, Ethnographic and Pre-Columbian artifacts.

March 13th, 2016 Fine Ancient Artifacts
Ancient Resource Auction #48: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)

This auction was filled with hundreds of lots of our finest authentic, museum quality, and well-provenanced Ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Islamic, Medieval, Near Eastern and Pre-Columbian artifacts.

February 6th, 2016 Discovery Sale
Ancient Resource Auction #47: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)

This sale featured a nice yet inexpensive selection of well-provenanced ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern, Holy Land, Asian, African, Ethnographic and Pre-Columbian artifacts.

December 13th, 2015 Fine Ancient Artifacts
Ancient Resource Auction #46: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)

The auction was filled with hundreds of lots of our finest authentic, museum quality, and well-provenanced Ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Islamic, Medieval, Near Eastern and Pre-Columbian artifacts.

November 8th, 2015 Discovery Sale
Ancient Resource Auction #45: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)

This sale featured a nice yet inexpensive selection of well-provenanced ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern, Holy Land, Asian, African and Pre-Columbian artifacts. This auction was laid out like our regular Big sales, with the lots arranged in order of culture and medium, as opposed to our standard Discovery Sale layout where they are sorted by price. There were some great lots right from the beginning!

September 27th, 2015 Fine Ancient Artifacts
Ancient Resource Auction #44: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)

The auction was filled with hundreds of lots of our finest authentic, museum quality, and well-provenanced Ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Islamic, Medieval, Near Eastern and Pre-Columbian artifacts.

August 9th, 2015 Discovery Sale
Ancient Resource Auction #43: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)

Our August 9th Discovery Sale featured an inexpensive selection of well-provenanced ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern, Holy Land, and Pre-Columbian artifacts. This value auction was filled with heavily discounted pieces that were priced to sell!

July 19th, 2015 Fine Ancient Artifacts
Ancient Resource Auction #42: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)

This auction was filled with hundreds of lots of our finest authentic, museum quality, and well-provenanced Ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Islamic, Medieval, Near Eastern and Pre-Columbian artifacts.

June 7th, 2015 Pre-Columbian & Ethnographic Artifacts
Ancient Resource Auction #41: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)

This specialty auction focused primarily on Pre-Columbian cultures from North and South America, with large sections of African, Tribal, European and Asian artifacts and folk items.

May 3rd, 2015 Fine Ancient Artifacts
Ancient Resource Auction #40: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)

We are extremely proud of our Fine Ancient Artifacts auction, which focused primarily on Classical cultures, filled with hundreds of lots of our finest authentic, museum quality, and well-provenanced Ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Near Eastern artifacts. We will be following this auction with a large Precolumbian and Ethnographic auction in early June.

April 12th, 2015 Discovery Sale
Ancient Resource Auction #39: (Live Auctioneers)

This sale featured a great, inexpensive selection of well-provenanced ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern, Holy Land and Pre-Columbian artifacts, as well as a a small selection of ancient-style items. This was one of our smaller auctions as we offered a small selection to keep our buyers excited as we gear up for our big early May sale.

March 8th, 2015 Fine Ancient Artifacts
Ancient Resource Auction #38: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable) (iCollector)

The catalog was filled with hundreds of lots of our finest authentic, museum quality, and well-provenanced Ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Pre-Columbian and Near Eastern artifacts. The auction was hosted on three platforms: Liveauctioneers, Invaluable, and we added ICollector to the family. We were particularly proud of our Egyptian and Classical offerings in this sale. In today's financial environment higher-end antiquities are experiencing great appreciation. Our selection in this sale fits that bill very well. Well-provenanced lots at fair opening prices leave a lot of room for growth. And of course the joy of collecting antiquities is that they are a lot more enjoyable to look at than stock certificates!

February 1st, 2015 Discovery Sale
Ancient Resource Auction #37: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)
Our February 1st Discovery sale featured an inexpensive selection of well-provenanced ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern, Holy Land, and Pre-Colombian artifacts, as well as a a small selection of ancient-style items.
December 7th, 2014 Fine Ancient Artifacts
Ancient Resource Auction #36: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)
Thank you for participating in our December 7th online auction. Our goal was to seek out consignments of quality fresh-to-market goods that epitomized some of the finest of the arts of the ancient world. We believe that we have succeeded. We are particularly proud of our Egyptian and Classical offerings in this sale. In today's financial environment higher-end antiquities are experiencing great appreciation. Our selection in the next sale fits that bill very well. Well-provenanced lots at fair opening prices leave a lot of room for growth. And of course the joy of collecting antiquities is that they are a lot more enjoyable to look at than stock certificates!
November 2nd, 2014 Discovery Sale
Ancient Resource Auction #35: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)
Our November Discovery sale featured an inexpensive selection of well-provenanced ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern, Holy Land, and Pre-Colombian artifacts, as well as a a small selection of ancient-style items. This was a smaller auction than we have had in the past as we offer a small selection to keep our buyers excited as we gear up for our big December sale.
September 28th, 2014 Fine Ancient Artifacts
Ancient Resource Auction #34: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)

This catalog was filled with over 500 lots of authentic, museum quality, and well-provenanced Ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Pre-Columbian and Near Eastern artifacts, as well as a small selection of European antiques and Navajo rugs. The auction opened with some larger group lots ranging from antiquities to 18th-20th century ancient style items. Among the most exciting offerings were several beautiful red and black-figure Greek pottery vessels including a 6th Century BC black-figure cup featuring battle scenes. Another exciting item was a rare Anatolian elder god Dickite figure from Lake Van, c. 4000-3000 BC. There was also several more fantastic items including a Roman marble bust depicting Caracalla as Dionysus, a Roman marble beheaded statue of Dionysus, and a beautiful 3 foot Roman carved marble female.

August 3rd, 2014 Discovery Sale
Ancient Resource Auction #33: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)

Featuring a great, inexpensive selection of well-provenanced ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern, Holy Land and Pre-Columbian artifacts as well as a selection of Grand Tour and ancient-style items.

June 29th, 2014 Fine Ancient Artifacts
Ancient Resource Auction #32: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)

Featuring over 350 lots of authentic, museum quality, and well-provenanced Ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Pre-Columbian, Near Eastern and Medieval artifacts. As well as this is offered a spectacular collection of fine African and ethnographic masks and art objects. Many of these pieces have not been offered on the the public market for decades.

June 1st, 2014 Discovery Sale
Ancient Resource Auction #31: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)

This auction features a great, moderately-priced selection of well-provenanced and authentic ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern and Pre-Columbian artifacts as well as some "Grand Tour" and museum-issue artistic items.

May 4th, 2014 Fine Ancient Auctions
Ancient Resource Auction #30: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)

Featured over 400 lots of authentic, museum quality, and well-provenanced Ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Pre-Columbian, Near Eastern and Medieval artifacts. Among the most magnificent offerings are a Romano-Etruscan bronze Montefortino helmet (Lot 108) and a gorgeous Egyptian limestone relief from the Jean-Robert Le Shufy collection (Lot 32). As well as a spectacular collection of fine African and ethnographic masks and art objects. Many of these pieces have not been offered on the the public market for decades.

March 30th, 2014 Discovery Sale
Ancient Resource Auction #29: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)

Consisted of over 250 moderately priced antiquities from all Classical cultures, Pre-Columbian and African Tribal goods.

March 1st, 2014 Fine Ancient Artifacts
Featured in Apollo The International Art MagazineAncient Resource Auction #28: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)

As advertised in Apollo magazine, our recent March 1st auction was one for the record books, grossing over $300,000 in sales. We featured over 460 lots of rare museum-quality items as exemplified by a life sized marble head of the Roman emperor Hadrian and a rare complete set of Egyptian limestone canopic jars.

Also offered were a spectacular selection of authentic, museum quality, and well-provenanced Ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Precolumbian, Near Eastern, Islamic, Medieval and Byzantine artifacts, as well as a selection of fine ancient-style antiques. Please feel free to email ancientresourceauctions@yahoo.com with any questions you may have regarding the availability of unsold lots, and please view the link below.

January 26th, 2014 Discovery Sale
Ancient Resource Auction #27: (Live Auctioneers) (Invaluable)

This auction featured a great, inexpensive selection of well-provenanced and authentic ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern, Medieval and Pre-Columbian artifacts as well as some "Grand Tour" and museum-issue artistic items.

December 1st, 2013 Fine Ancient Artifacts
Ancient Resource Auction #26: (Live Auctioneers) (Artfact)

Featured a spectacular selection of authentic, museum quality, and well-provenanced Ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Precolumbian, Near Eastern, Islamic, Ethnographic, Medieval and Byzantine artifacts.

October 27th, 2013 Fall 2013 Discovery Sale
Ancient Resource Auction #25: (Live Auctioneers) (Artfact)
September 28th, 2013 Auction Catalog
Ancient Resource Auction #24: (Live Auctioneers) (Artfact)
Featured a fine selection of authentic and well-provenanced Ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Precolumbian, Near Eastern, Islamic, Medieval and Byzantine artifacts.
August 25th, 2013 Auction Catalog
Ancient Resource Auction #23: (Live Auctioneers) (Artfact)
July 27nd, 2013 Auction Catalog
Ancient Resource Auction #22: (Live Auctioneers) (Artfact)
June 29th, 2013 Auction Catalog
Ancient Resource Auction #21: (Live Auctioneers)
An inexpensive selection of well-provenanced ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Near Eastern, Medieval and Pre-Columbian artifacts.
June 8th, 2013 Auction Catalog
Ancient Resource Auction #20: (Live Auctioneers)
May 5th, 2013 Auction Catalog
Ancient Resource Auction #19: (Live Auctioneers)
April 6th, 2013 Auction Catalog
Ancient Resource Auction #18: (Live Auctioneers)
February 9th, 2013 Auction Catalog
Ancient Resource Auction #17: (Live Auctioneers)
Ancient Resource Auction #110: Ancient Artifacts
Ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Precolumbian, Near Eastern, Islamic, Medieval and Byzantine artifacts.
Ancient Resource Auction #109: Ancient Artifacts
Ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Precolumbian, Near Eastern, Islamic, Medieval and Byzantine artifacts.
Ancient Resource Auction #108: Ancient Artifacts
Ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Pre-Columbian, Near Eastern and ancient European artifacts.
Ancient Resource Auction #106: Ancient Artifacts
Ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman African and Pre-Columbian Antiquities.
Ancient Resource Auction #104: Ancient Artifacts
Featuring a nice selection of authentic ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Pre-Columbian, Near Eastern and ancient European artifacts.
Ancient Resource Auction #102: Ancient Artifacts
Featured Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Pre-Columbian, Near Eastern and Ancient European Artifacts from Collections Around the Globe
Ancient Resource Auction #101: Ancient Coins and Scarabs
Featured a nice selection of ancient Greek, Roman, Persian, Islamic, Byzantine and Medieval coins