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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Aweidah Gallery is very pleased to present this extremely rare ancient Persian Achaemenid hammered bronze phiale (libation bowl) with a figure of a prancing Ibex, dating to around 6th - 5th Century BC
The phiale was the standard wine drinking vessel of the Persian world, its antecedents can be seen as far back as the 8th century BC. In areas of cross cultural contact between the Greeks and Persians in Asia Minor and T ...click for details
Ancient Roman Limestone head of a youth with deeply carved eyes, unruly hair and wearing a ceremonial headdress or modius, dating to approximately 200 AD.
This striking Roman Sculpture bears similarities with work produced in what is now Syria and the Levant. It is likely that he was dedicated as a votive figure in a shrine to a God. This is evidenced by the coarsely worked areas to the back of the head, which are ...click for details