Rare Cypriot Spouted Juglet, with paintings, well referenced by Ruth Amiran. This lovely Cypriot Spouted Juglet was imported to Canaan during the Late Bronze Age 1550 -1200 BC. This was a time of very intensive trade in the Mediterranean especially during late bronze age, Cyprus, Egypt, Greek and ancient Canaan. A truly lovely artifact H 60mm x W 150 (including handle and spout) Intact unrestored and fantastic. Reference : Ruth Amiran, Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land.
Cypriot - Phoenician Perfume Bottle Terra-Cotta, Iron Age 930 - 586 BC. This gorgeous perfume bottle would have been imported in ancient times from either Cyprus or Phoenicia. It has clear "black on red " painted markings and would not have been a common container in the Holy Land during this period. Reference : Ruth Amiran 286. Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land. H 90mm x W 45mm Superb condition, unrestored and intact.
Exquisite Hellenistic Clay Perfume Bottle , wheel made 300 - 100 BC. A beautiful example and in excellent conditon, this perfume bottle would have been a prized possesion of a young maiden in the flower of her youth. Perhaps if we hold this ancient container to our nose close our eyes and breath in we may imagine a time long past. An age of classical beauty and Greek influence. H 105mm x W 40mm Superb Condition.
Holyland, Ancient Cypriot Amphoriskos Late Bronze Age 1400 - 1250 BC, Ancient Local Imitation of imported Cypriot pottery. Probably used for ointments, Potters wheel made. Painted lines are clearly visible as noted by Ruth Amiran. Reference : Ruth Amiran 185. Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land. Nice Piece with a small loss to the lip, stable and does not detract from the overall value of the artifact.