All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1332535 (stock #pf.1)
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$3,800.00
1st Century BCE-1st Century CE

Wheel-made with a spherical body and an extremely short neck with a raised ridge just below the reinforced rim. Two small loop handles are present on the shoulders of the flask. The body is decorated with ribbing in concentric circles on either side. While the this vessel shows mild Parthian influences, the ribbing, treatment of the exterior and other elements indicate its production in the Holy Land during the Herodian period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330117 (stock #WL.17)
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$420.00
c. 8th-9th Century CE

This pear shaped lamp sits on what was formerly a ring base, with a conical handle. A rim is present around the fill hole and wick hole with a channel running to the nozzle. The channel interior is decorated with four dots and the shoulders of the lamp are decorated with an animal motif.

Damage to base of lamp, otherwise in excellent condition.

3.46 x 3.07 inches (8.8 x 7.8 cm)

From an American collection acquired in Israel...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330113 (stock #WL.10)
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$360.00
c. 7th-9th Century CE

This ovoid shaped lamp sits on a ring base and is decorated thoroughly on the top of the lamp. A raised band is present around the fill hole and runs to the wick hole to form a faux trench. On either side of this are floral designs. The shoulders are decorated with radiating bands and the handle is upturned.

In excellent condition.

3.37 x 2.25 inches (8.57 x 5.71 cm)

From an American collection acquired in Israel...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330111 (stock #WL.19)
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$750.00
c. late 3rd -5th Century CE

Lamps of this type are often referred to as “box lamps” due to the straight sides of the nozzle. In this example the nozzle is separated from the body of the lamp by two horizontal lines above which a swastika, a common Samaritan motif, is present. The shoulders are decorated thoroughly with geometric designs, interrupted only for the small knob handle. The discus is broken, suggesting that the lamp was used in antiquity...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330108 (stock #WL.32)
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Middle Bronze Age IIB-C; 1730-1550 BCE

This early lamp shows the beginnings of the development toward the more common lamp of the later Bronze Age. This example sits on a round base with a slight pinch of the frontal rim to form a wick hole. It is decorated with a red burnished slip.

In excellent condition with natural encrustation still present.

5.43 x 5.15 inches (13.8 x 13.1 cm)

From an American collection acquired in Israel...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330102 (stock #WL.33)
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Iron Age IIC; c. 800-586 BCE

From the northern part of Israel, this lamp is composed of a central bowl for the containment of oil on a flattened base. The wick hole is formed by pinching the front rim together,with the rear rim folded outward.

In excellent condition with slight chip to rim of lamp.

4.84 x 5.11 inches (12.3 x 13 cm)

From an American collection acquired in Israel...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1323076 (stock #WL.7)
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$600.00
Persian Period; 586-332 BCE

A Wheel made lamp with a shallow bowl and a pinched wick hole on a rounded base, the rim is wide and everted. Oil lamps from this period are relatively uncommon, with one in such fine condition being even less so.

In very fine condition. Slight chip on rim.

5 7/8 x 5 15/16 x 2 1/8 inches (14.9 x 15.08 x 5.39 cm)

From an American collection...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1323065 (stock #WL.6)
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Middle Bronze Age IIB-Late Bronze Age I; c. 1730-1400 BCE

This wheel made lamp sits on a round base and composed of a central bowl for the containment of oil and a pinched spout to hold the wick of the lamp. Shows signs of use in antiquity.

In excellent condition.

6.41 x 6.45 x 2.67 inches (16.3x16.4x6.8 cm)

From an American collection. Ships from the United States.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1323058 (stock #WL.9)
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$365.00
c. 37 BCE-70 CE

This lamp is composed of a wheel made circular body with a raised rim around the fill hole...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1323056 (stock #WL.8)
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c. 2nd-1st Century BCE

A continuation of Bronze and Iron Age lamps, this example was produced by forming a small bowl which was then folded and pinched to form fill and wick holes. Made of red clay on a flat base.

In excellent condition.

3 x 1 7/8 x 1 3/8 inches (7.62 x 4.76 x 3.49 cm)

From an American collection.Ships from the United States.

Free shipping and Certificate of Authenticity Included in Price.

Bibliography:

Noam Adler, "A Comprehensi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1315647 (stock #p.181)
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$4,500.00
Middle Bronze Age II B-C (c. 1730-1550 BCE)

This vessel is composed primarily of an ovoid body which tapers to a point at the base for ease of storage. The neck of the amphora is short and wide, terminating in a thick, profiled rim. Two handles are attached just below the shoulders for transportation purposes. Decoration of the vessel is minimal, limited to a combed band of straight lines on the shoulder of the amphora.

In excellent condition with a slight chip on the rim. Pro...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1314211
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$3,750.00
Herodian/Early Roman Period: c. 1st Century CE

Composed of an ovoid body with a cylindrical neck, a spout on the shoulder of the vessel and a handle attached from shoulder to rim. The raised band on the neck of the vessel denoted the interior strainer used to remove extraneous material from the liquid used to fill the vessel. The body of the vessel is decorated with ribbing throughout and additional painted decoration.

Found in Jerusalem. In excellent and original condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1311578 (stock #P.193)
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$650.00
Early Bronze Age I; 3100-2900 BCE

The bowl is an excellent example of Early Bronze Age pottery of the Northern Levant. It is composed primarily of a hemispherical body with an omphalos on the base. An upturned spout with a flaring rim extends from the front of the bowl. This spout is a characteristic of the period and region in which it was produced and can be found on a variety of bowls and teapots. A small loop handle is present on the back of the bowl and the entire vessel is deco...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1311571 (stock #L.239)
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$375.00
4th-5th Century CE

Named for the site of the primary workshop where these lamps were produced in southern Israel they have a distinct form and decoration. Made of a round body with a bow-shaped nozzle and a small pyramid handle. The nozzle has a narrow rim around its edge and is pinched to create the impression it is voluted. Like all Beit-Natif lamps, this example is thoroughly decorated with a raised rim around the fill hole and geometric motifs on the shoulders and nozzle. The lamp...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1311570 (stock #L.238)
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$345.00
4th-5th Century CE

Named for the site of the primary workshop where these lamps were produced in southern Israel they have a distinct form and decoration. Made of a round body with a bow-shaped nozzle and a small pyramid handle. The nozzle has a narrow ridge around its edge and is pinched to create the impression it is voluted. It is also wider than in earlier examples, suggesting that this lamp came from the latter end of their production. Like all Beit-Natif lamps, this example is th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1311568 (stock #L.237)
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$390.00
4th-5th Century CE

Named for the site of the primary workshop where these lamps were produced in southern Israel they have a distinct form and decoration. Made of a round body with a bow-shaped nozzle and a small handle, now broken. The nozzle has a narrow rim around its edge and is pinched to create the impression it is voluted. Like all Beit-Natif lamps, this example is thoroughly decorated with a raised rim around the fill hole, geometric decorations on the shoulders and an acanthus...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1311566 (stock #L.60)
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$380.00
c. 37 BCE- 70 CE

This lamp is composed of a round, wheel-made body with a hand-made spatulated nozzle. When made, the two parts of the lamp were joined and the join was then smoothed over with a knife. This join is visible on the underside of the lamp. A raised ledge is present around the fill hole and the lamp is decorated with a red slip. Soot on the nozzle indicated use in antiquity.

In excellent condition with natural Holy Land patina present.

7.9 x 5.85 cm (3.11 x 2.3...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1311564 (stock #L.59)
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$380.00
c. 37 BCE- 70 CE

This lamp is composed of a round, wheel-made body with a hand-made spatulated nozzle. When made, the two parts of the lamp were joined and the join was then smoothed over with a knife. The lamp is largely undecorated with the exception of two rims around the fill hole. Soot on the nozzle indicated use in antiquity.

In excellent condition with natural Holy Land patina present.

9.4 x 6.95 cm (3.70 x 2.73 inches)

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