Ancient Egyptian elegant cosmetic vessel, in slender form tapering to a narrow base with two small lug handles
This a type of Alabastron vessels was used in the ancient world for holding oil, especially perfume or massage oils. They originated in ancient Egypt as containers carved from alabaster – hence the name – but spread via ancient Greece to other parts of the classical world. ...click for details
A fascinating ancient biblical Iron Age pottery Zoomorphic wine vessel. The liquids could be poured through the orifice in the animal's head. Fashioned of warm terracotta, its simple curves, appealing shape, strength and charm have transported it from the mystical past, so that it can continue to delight the beholder of today.
A real master piece which would simply add a major addition to the finest biblical antiq ...click for details