All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1262386 (stock #L57)
c. 6th -7th Century A.D.

Mold-made with a large fill-hole and an integral nozzle with two wick holes present on a ring base. The nozzle is decorated with a stylized palm tree with two stylized “flights of stairs” on either side. A large handle is present and is decorated with four circles around a central raised dot. This may be a stylized cross or a reference to the five wounds of Christ.

In excellent and original condition. Found in Bethlehem...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1266321 (stock #NGC2)
Pontius Pilate as Procurator of Judaea under Tiberius (AD 26-36)

Minted Year 16 (AD 29)

Obverse: Three bound ears of barley surrounded by IOVLIAC KAICAPOC.

Reverse: Simpulum surrounded by TIBERIOY KAICAPOC LIV.

Diameter: 16 mm

Found in the Holy Land. In very fine condition. Authenticated by NGC Ancients.

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Bibliography: Hendin, 648, SNG ANS 367
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1266322 (stock #NGC3)
Pontius Pilate as Procurator of Judaea under Tiberius (AD 26-36)

Minted Year 17 (AD 30)

Obverse: Lituus surrounded by TIBEPIOY KAICAPOC (of Tiberius Caesar).

Reverse: Date (LIZ) surrounded by wreath.

Diameter: 15 mm

Found in the Holy Land. In very fine condition. Authenticated by NGC Ancients.

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Bibliography: Hendin, 649

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1266325 (stock #NGC4)
Alexander Jannaeus as King of Judaea (103-76 BC)

Obverse: BASILEWS ALEXANDROU around anchor.

Reverse: Eight-rayed star surrounded by diadem, Hebrew inscription "Yehonatan the king" between the rays.

Found in the Holy Land. In very fine condition. Authenticated by NGC Ancients...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1269001
c. 1st Century BC -1st Century AD

The demi-god stands naked with his weight on his right foot, his left leg bent. In his left hand he holds the Nemean lion skin while his right arm rests at his side. All of the features of this figure are used to emphasis his youthful nature and vitality, from the well delineated musculature of the body to his full, wavy hair and the slight smirk of his mouth...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1269609 (stock #P33)
Iron Age II (c. 850-600 BC)

Composed of a globular body on a flat base with a cylindrical neck and a flaring rim. A ridge is present on the neck and a handle is attached from neck ridge to shoulder. The piece is decorated with a red burnished slip and black painted decoration. The painted decoration is in the form of four black bands on the body of the vessel and concentric circles on the shoulder...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1272541 (stock #NCG.TS.017)
Year 89; 38/7 BC

Tyre Mint

Obverse: Laureate bust of Herakles-Melqart facing right.

Reverse: Eagle standing on prow facing left, palm branch over right wing. Club and Πθ in left field, monogram in right field. Phoenician letter between legs. TYPOY IEPASKAI ASYLOY.

Condition: Choice Fine. Authenticated by NGC Ancients.

13.79 g; 25.3 mm diameter

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1272548 (stock #NCG.TS.014)
Year 100; 27/6 BC

Tyre Mint

Obverse: Laureate bust of Herakles-Melqart facing right.

Reverse: Eagle standing on prow facing left, palm branch over right wing. Club and P in left field, monogram in right field. Phoenician letter between legs. TYPOY IEPASKAI ASYLOY.

Condition: Choice Extra Fine. Authenticated by NGC Ancients.

13.68 g; 26.25 mm diameter

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1276986
Herodian Period; c. 37 BC- AD 70

Composed of pale green glass with a globular, ribbed body, a cylindrical neck and an elongated funnel rim. Originally mold-blown to create the ribs of the body of the vessel, it was then further worked to create the neck and rim as well as to soften the ribbing on the body.

In excellent and original condition with iridescence present. Found in Jerusalem...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1276998
1st Century AD

This collection of three tubes or flasks were each free-blown using pale translucent glass to form vessels suitable for holding oils, perfumes and salves. Each flask is composed of an elongated cylindrical neck with an everted rim above a small body on a drop-shaped base...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1277950
Middle Cypriot; c. 1900-1600 B.C.

In the shape of a quadruped with a trefoil mouth in place of a head and a loop handle on its back. The vessel is handmade and is decorated with a white slip and red paint. Inverted triangles are painted on the sides of the vessel, with the rim, handle and the majority of the body being decorated with a variety of red bands.

In very fine and original condition. Tail of vessel now missing, otherwise intact.

14 x 9.8 x 3.5 cm (5.51 x 3.85 x 1.3...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1278674
Bar Kochba Revolt (AD 132-135)

Year 3; AD 134/5

Obverse: Palm branch within wreath. Hebrew inscription “For the Freedom of Jerusalem”.

Reverse: Three-stringed Kithara-lyre. Paleo-Hebrew inscription “Shimon”.

Coin in very fine condition with natural patina present.

Set in handmade 18K gold pendant with 13 point diamonds and a sapphire.

Diameter: 28 x 21 x 5 mm; Weight: 10.6 g

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1284891 (stock #C.4)
Pontius Pilate as Procurator of Judaea under Tiberius (26-36 CE)

Minted Year 16 (29 CE)

Obverse: Three bound ears of barley surrounded by IOVLIAC KAICAPOC.

Reverse: Simpulum surrounded by TIBERIOY KAICAPOC LIV.

Diameter: 2 cm; Weight: 14g

Coin in very fine condition with natural patina set in modern sterling silver cufflinks.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1285904
Middle Bronze Age II B-C; c. 1730-1550 BCE

Used for the containment of olive oil this type of juglet was an essential part of life in the Bronze Age. It is made using a pale, cream colored clay and is composed primarily of a tapering ovoid body. The funnel shape neck has been pinched in the front to aid the pouring of the oil and a single handle is drawn from rim to shoulder.

In excellent and original condition.

18 cm high (7.08 inches)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1286123 (stock #NGC12)
Pontius Pilate as Procurator of Judaea under Tiberius (26-36 CE)

Minted Year 17 (30 CE)

Obverse: Lituus surrounded by TIBEPIOY KAICAPOC (of Tiberius Caesar).

Reverse: Date (LIZ) surrounded by wreath.

Diameter: 14.7 mm

Found in the Holy Land. In very fine condition. Authenticated by NGC Ancients.

Bibliography:

Hendin, 649

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Like many other rulers of Judea, Pontius Pilate restrained from the use of portraiture on his coinage. However, this did not st...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1289708 (stock #G.45)
c. 1st-2nd Century CE

Composed of a squat, globular body, a cylindrical neck with a constriction at the base and an everted rim.

In excellent condition with natural iridescence present.

10 cm (3.93 inches) high

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Bibliography:

Yael Israeli, “Ancient Glass in the Israel Museum”, p. 207, fig. 253 var.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1292653 (stock #1075)
A rare, attractively patinated, small bronze figure depicting the Ancient Egyptian cat goddess, Bast. This item was made in Egypt during the Late Dynastic Period (664-332 BC). Condition: much of the surface is oxidized and is degraded in places and there is extensive malachite encrustation. 4cm (1.6 inches) high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1293631 (stock #P.158)
Middle Bronze Age IIB-C; 1730-1550 BCE

This juglet with black burnished slip consists of an piriform body on a button base with an everted rim. A single handle is drawn from just below the rim to the shoulder of the vessel.

In good condition with large chip on rim, otherwise in fine condition with natural patina present.

Height: 10 cm (3.93 inches)

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