A Majestic Roman imperial marble eagle, 1st Century AD
The eagle has been skillfully carved by one of the Roman sculpture masters; head turning to the right, wings closed and crossing over the back, a short rounded beak and bulging eyes, thick feathers densely covering the legs, breast, neck and wings
Directly from Jerusalem, Holy Land, an extremely rare Roman Herodian clay oil lamp with four nozzles. A well-defined rim ledge around the shoulders, four holes in front of the nozzles and a central tower terminating to a ring handle for suspension. Dated from, 37 BC – 70 AD
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Ancient pottery oil lamp with a ribbed body tapering towards the top, dated from, 6th – 7th Cent. AD
Wheel-made type. It has a circular reservoir and a projecting nozzle, with a gradual upward slope. After the reservoir was made on the wheel, a hand-formed nozzle was stuck on. Loop handle higher than the rim. The clay is reddish- brown.