We are pleased to offer this important and extremely rare ancient biblical Iron Age pottery figure of an Astarte "Fertility Goddess" Dated from, Dated from, 800 - 600 BC
Bird-headed face, pillar-shaped body bearing outsized breasts, often supported by hands. There is no doubt that the figurines were considered to have some magical properties and were kept in the household as amulets to enhance fertility
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An authentic ancient biblical Maccabean "Hasmonean Dynasty" terracotta oil lamp with burning marks "Soot" at the nozzle.Date: Second to frist Century BC "100 - 200 BC"
Pinched bowl lamps, these lamps are simple, undecorated and continue the form of lamps from the Bronze and Iron Ages, they are made from a small bowl, folded in the middle and pinched to form two holes, one for the wick and ...click for details