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
You are considering a very attractive ancient richly decorated oil lamp lantern with a looped handle, large body with a square opening for inserting the oil lamp, shaped holes and decorated windows all around the body. The way the lanterns were employed was probably as a holder for the lamps.However, other means of lighting could have been used. The lantern could also have been used with coals or other means of making light ...click for details
From Jerusalem, With it's exquisite detail and rich multi-hued patina, this is a beautiful ancient Roman bronze coin of Emperor Maximianus, dated from, 286 - 305 A.D Nicely mounted on a sterling silver hand made pendant
Every facial feature can be readily seen. The presence of the radiant crown on the emperor's head is a less common ...click for details
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 ...click for details
Aweidah Gallery is pleased to offer this rare ancient Roman soft limestone patera with black paint pigment on the rim, dating from, 100 - 300 AD
Patera, a round shallow dish or vase used by the Romans, (who adopted it from the Etruscans,) at their religious ceremonies, either in making libations of wine to the gods, or in recieving the blood of sacrificial victims. On Roman coins and other monuments the patera is placed ...click for details