A fascinating ancient biblical Iron Age pottery Zoomorphic wine vessel. The liquids could be poured through the orifice in the animal's head. Fashioned of warm terracotta, its simple curves, appealing shape, strength and charm have transported it from the mystical past, so that it can continue to delight the beholder of today.
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Directly from Jerusalem, RARE, ancient biblical Iron Age II pottery olive oil storage jar with a juglet. Nicely made in a huge graceful body with 3 handles and a spout. The mouth of the spout served as a seat for a dipper-jugle, in order to catch and return to the vessel any liquid dripping from the juglet after use. Ridged neck and handle drawn from the ridge to the shoulder.
Directly from Jerusalem-Holy land, Rare and historically important- Roman Jewish decorated oil lamp known as DAROM "Southern type" oil lamp, dated from, 70 - 150 A.D.
Darom oil lamps in one of the most interesting groups of lamps in the exhibit is the type called "Darom", refering to its manufacture area. The area designated in rabbinic sources as "Darom"(Mishnah, Shivi'ith", and ...click for details
Ancient Egyptian elegant cosmetic vessel, in slender form with a shaped rim, tapering to a narrow base. Artfully exploiting the banding in the stone.
Excellent surface preservation.
Dated from, 1096 - 747 BC
Measurements: Height: 13.5 cm - Diameter: 3.5 cm - Height on stand: 15.5 cm
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