Directly from Jerusalem, an ancient Roman "Beit Natif" mould made clay heighly decorated oil lamp with red paint pigments, dated from, 400 A.D.
Beit Natif oil lamps:
These lamps are named after the site of Beit Natif in the southern part of the Judaea, where a workshop was found during excavations of two cisterns. They were imit ...click for details
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.
Aweidah Gallery is very pleased to present this rare style of ancient "Egyptian" Abydos ware highly burnished wine jug and a drinking bowl, long neck, large handle and a flat base, dated from, 3300 - 2700 BC
Abydos ware (a-BY-dos ware)
Pottery of Canaanite (Syro-Palestinian) origin found in the royal tombs of the First and Second ...click for details
You are considering a very attractive ancient Canaanite Middle Bronze Age highly decorated gray pottery perfume jar with two fine pierced bands of fine decoration representing olive branches all around the shoulder, dating to the approximately 1730-1550 BC "Time of Abraham"
The jar is nicely made with nipple base, ovoid body, thin neck, flaring rim and double strap handle.
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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
From Jerusalem, ancient Late Bronze Age "Cypriot" highly burnished pottery bilbil.
During the Late Bronze Age little jugs, known as "Bil-bils" were importaed into Canaan. Analysis of substances found inside some of them has shown that they were used to hold the drug opium. The shape of the jug is strikingly like that of an upturned poppy head. ...click for details