A very rare, unusually well formed, beautiful green glass Aryballos, dating to the 1st -2nd Century A.D.
The free-blown Aryballos with round body, slightly flattened base, short cylindrical neck and thick, folded rim. Two applied dolphin strap handles bilaterally, folded downwards and upwards at the neck.
Directly from Jerusalem, an ancient Biblical Roman Herodian "Jerusalem style" painted clay oil lamp. Two incised lines and two concentric circles on nozzle. High Ridge "Rim" around shoulders and around filling hole. The lamp has pigment of black paint!
A VERY RARE AND IT WOULD MAKE A CENTER PIECE "SPECIMEN" TO THE FINEST OIL LAMP COLLECTION
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You are considering a very attractive and rare ancient Roman "Samaritan" highly decorated pottery oil lamp depicting a large star of david design on the shoulder with a loop handle and 4 fine ridges around the body and two on the sides of the nozzle. Nozzle with burning marks "Soot"
From Jerusalem, an ancient Nabatean bronze coin, nicely mounted on a sterling silver hand made pendant
Dated from, 9 BC - 40 AD "Nabatean Kingdom" Nabataea, King Aretas IV & Queen Shugailat
Obverse: Jugate busts of Aretas IV & Shugailat
Reverse: Crossed cornucopiae, Nabataean inscription. Beautiful coin with original desert sand
Directly from Jerusalem, an authentic ancient Roman bronze coin of Emperor Constantine the Great mounted on sterling silver handmade pendant
Dated from, 307 - 337 AD
Flavius Valerius Constantinus, Constantine the Great, was the son of Helena and the First Tetrarchic ruler Constantius I. Constantine is most famous for his conversion to Christianity after the battle of the Milvian Bridge where he defeated emperor Max ...click for details