Aweidah Gallery is pleased to offer this rare ancient Roman soft limestone patera with black paint pigment on the rim, dating from, 100 - 300 AD
Patera, a round shallow dish or vase used by the Romans, (who adopted it from the Etruscans,) at their religious ceremonies, either in making libations of wine to the gods, or in recieving the blood of sacrificial victims. On Roman coins and other monuments the patera is placed ...click for details
AN AUTHENTIC ANCIENT EGYPTIAN FAIENCE USHABTI WITH A BEARD, Circa 600 - 300 B.C
Ushabtis: Also known as shabtis or shawabties. Probably the most collected artifacts of ancient Egypt. These magical statues were found in tombs, and hold the role of being servants. They were designed to accompany the deceased into paradise, to comply with requests from the gods.
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