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Galerie Rhea

Zurich, CH
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About Galerie Rhea

Galerie Rhéa was founded in Zurich in 1990. Owner is Michael Petropoulos, a member of CINOA (International Confederation of Art and Antique Dealers' Associations), IADAA (International Association of Dealers in Ancient Art), and SADAA (Swiss Federal Syndicate of Dealers in Antiques & Art). We are exhibiting at TEFAF Maastricht since 1995 and AiB in Basel. When buying or selling fine antiquities from the ancient Mediterranean cultures we strive to serve our customers, be they experienced collectors or novice aficionados, by adhering to strict ethical and archaeological c...Read More

Galerie Rhea

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Ancient Greek Geometric Horse
Located in Zurich, Canton Zurich
Bronze Probably Attic, 8th century BC Intact; with good dark green satin patina. Measures: H 6.2 cm, L 11.2 cm This is an elegant example of a bronze ancient Greek Geometric Pe...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Greek Archaistic Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

Necklace of Ancient Greek Hellenistic and Egyptian Elements
Located in Zurich, Canton Zurich
Stunning restrained necklace consisting of 25 Greek early Hellenistic gilt terracotta Amphora shaped pendants and 26 ancient Egyptian stone beads in between (24 turquoise and 2 carne...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Greek Hellenistic Antiquities

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Gold Leaf

Crete, Minoan Bronze Female "Snake Goddess" Votary
Located in Zurich, Canton Zurich
Good Minoan bronze votary of the so called "Snake Goddess" type. Solid cast by the lost wax process. The hollow oscillating skirt is encircled with snakes held by her hands at belly'...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Greek Classical Greek Antiquities

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Bronze

Ancient Near Eastern Bichrome Stone Bowl
Located in Zurich, Canton Zurich
This Assyrian bichrome masterpiece dating 3rd millennium BC is a small bichrome stone vessel of extremely thin walled very dark green, almost black, and white speckled diorite. Fabul...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Syrian Prehistoric Antiquities

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Stone

Egyptian Statuette of Harpocrates
Located in Zurich, Canton Zurich
Terracotta statuette of Harpocrates with pot Molded. The standing Harpocrates is holding a tilted clay pot with his left arm while his right hand is taking effect as if he wants to ...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Egyptian Egyptian Figurative Sculptures

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Terracotta

Egyptian Terracota Statuette of the Seated Harpocrates
Located in Zurich, Canton Zurich
Molded. The stocky, bare boy sits with stretched, crossed legs on a surface that is no longer preserved today. The figure's head is turned slightly to the left. The shoulder-length w...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier African Egyptian Antiquities

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Terracotta

Roman Period, Levantine Travertine Veiled Female Bust
Located in Zurich, Canton Zurich
Travertine veiled female bust. Levante, Roman period, 2nd-3rd century AD. One can clearly observe the imprints of the sculptor’s tools left on the stone. Nice small scale sculpture o...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Lebanese Classical Greek Antiquities

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Travertine

Greco-Roman Period Bronze Patera Handle Ending in a Ram’s Head
Located in Zurich, Canton Zurich
A patera is a shallow libation bowl usually with two handles made in clay or metal. It was used in religious ceremonial context. Our Patera’s long ribbed handle belonged to a bronze ...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Bulgarian Classical Greek Antiquities

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Bronze

Roman Red Jasper Gemstone with Leda and the Swan
Located in Zurich, Canton Zurich
Outstanding dark red jasper intaglio depicting Leda and the swan. Roman, first century AD. The story of Leda and the swan is a popular theme in ancient art. According to Greek mythol...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Italian Classical Roman Antiquities

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Precious Stone

Ancient Greek Polychrome Head Vase with Face of a Faun
Located in Zurich, Canton Zurich
Western Greek trefoil head vase with a very lively face of a faun and well preserved polychrome, circa 4th century BC. The vase is actually a trefoil oinochoe with a handle at the b...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Italian Classical Greek Antiquities

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Clay

Ancient Egyptian Crocodile Amulet Representing the God Sobeek
Located in Zurich, Canton Zurich
Important limestone amulet of the Egyptian god Sobek in form of a crocodile. Egypt, late to Ptolemaic period (664-30 BC). In Egyptian mythology, Sobek was the god of the river and sw...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Egyptian Egyptian Antiquities

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Limestone

Ancient Egyptian Heart Scarab
Located in Zurich, Canton Zurich
Delicately carved heart scarab. Greenish stone with fine veins. Egypt, late period, 664-332 BC. Provenance: German collection of Mr. E. S., Nr. 741; previously collection of Prof. Dr...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Egyptian Egyptian Antiquities

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Stone