All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1277513 (stock #CS197)
Reign of Gordian III (AD 238-244)

Rome Mint; AD 240 (Third Issue)

Obverse: Laureate draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III facing right. IMP GORDIANUS PIUS FEL AVG.

Reverse: Gordian on pacing horse facing left, raising right hand and holding spear. P M TR P III COS P P.

Pearl border on both sides. In fine condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1277176 (stock #PS102)
Antioch Mint, AD 309

Obverse: Diademed and draped bust of Galeria Valeria facing right. GAL VAL-ERIA AVG.

Reverse: Venus standing in exaggerated s-curve with head left. Holding in apple in her right hand and raising her drapery with her left. O over D in right field. ANT· in exergue. VENERI V_ICTRICI.

In very fine condition with natural patina present. Set in modern sterling silver setting with gilt front...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1277140 (stock #Z2)
Biblical Artifacts
$9,500.00
c. 1st Century AD

This exquisitely cast bronze sits on a base terminating in three cloven hooves, possibly satyr hooves, and recurved acanthus leaves adorn the joints between base and feet. The shaft is square and extends to a circular plate adorned with a vase-like top. The edge of the plate is decorated with repeating raised bands, these bands are also used to decorate the top, although less profusely.

25.98 x 2.36 inches (66 x 6 cm)

In excellent condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1277128
Biblical Artifacts
$1,200.00
c. 1st Century AD

Composed of a high, hollow handle on a small, flat base and a flaring body with a recessed band below the rim.

In very fine condition. Shows signs of use in antiquity.

6.41 x 5.62 inches (16.3 x 14.3 cm)

Certificate of Authenticity Included in Price.

Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1276993 (stock #G.18)
Biblical Artifacts
$2,600.00
c. 4th-5th Century AD

Free-blown of transparent pale green, almost clear, glass this vessel consists of a piriform body which extends into a cylindrical neck and terminates in flaring mouth with a folded rim. The amphoriskos stands on an applied foot of green glass and two blue-green bifurcated handles are applied from neck to rim. Thin trailing decoration is applied on the body of the vessel.

An excellent example of its type...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1276961
Biblical Artifacts
$2,000.00
c. 1st Century AD

A strigil composed of a curving scraper on a thick, rectangular handle. Markings, quite possibly a maker’s mark , are located on the handle interior.

One of the most vital of all ancient tools, the strigil was used in conjunction with olive oil to scrape dirt, sweat and other impurities that would clog the pores away from the body. It is most often associated with ancient Greece due to its use amongst athletes and its immortalization in Lysippos’ Apoxyomenos...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1276957
Biblical Artifacts
$4,000.00
c. 1st Century AD

A hammered bronze pail with slightly concave side and an everted rim on a flat base. The handle is connected to the vessel with the use of two appliques in the shape of female heads.

In very fine condition. Natural patina present.

4.2 x 8.75 inches (10.9 x 22.25 cm)

Certificate of Authenticity and Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority Included.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1268991 (stock #Z17)
Biblical Artifacts
Price on Request
c. 2nd-3rd Century AD

Made of cast bronze this piece is a stylized representation of one of the most enduring mythological creatures in human history. Thickly cast, the head terminates in a sharply hooked, open beak behind which sit two small eyes on either side of the head. The ears are slightly retracted and the mane is depicted by a single raised section on the back of the neck...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1265331 (stock #R.22)
Biblical Artifacts
$1,250.00
Reign of Hadrian; AD 117-138

Rome Mint; AD 119-122

Obverse: Laureate bust of Hadrian facing right. IMP CAESAR TRAJAN HADRIANUS AVG.

Reverse: Aequitas or Moneta standing left, holding cornucopia and scales. P M TR P COS III.

In extremely fine condition. Set in 14K and silver ring...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1265329 (stock #R.21)
Biblical Artifacts
$1,250.00
Reign of Hadrian; AD 117-138

Rome Mint; AD 134-138

Obverse: Bareheaded bust of Hadrian facing right. HADRIANUS AVG COS III PP.

Reverse: Moneta standing left, holding cornucopia and scales. MONETA AVG.

In very fine condition. Set in 14K setting and silver ring...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1264334
Syria Decapolis, Gadara

Reign of Gordian III (238-244 AD)

Minted 239-240 AD

Obverse: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III facing right. Inscription AVTOK K • MAP ANTo GOPDIANIOC no longer visible.

Reverse: Galley sailing right with standard bearer on prow, navigator at stern and oarsmen. Date GT below galley. POMP/GADAPЄ/oN

In good condition with natural patina present.

Diameter: 24 mm; Weight: 11.46 g

Bibliography: Rosenberger 90; ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1264332 (stock #C.1.24)
c. Late 3rd Century A.D.

Obverses: Laureate heads of the emperor facing right.

Reverses: Various deities including Zeus enthroned with patera, scepter and eagle; Alexandria with Seraphis in right hand and scepter in left; Nike advancing left with palm and wreath and Aequitas standing left, holding scales.

In original condition with natural patina present.

Weight: 6.9 g; Diameter: 20 mm

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1261932
BRACELET

Issued under Septimius Severus

Laodicea at Mare Mint; 196-202

Obverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna facing right. JULIA AUGUSTA.

Reverse: Isis, wearing polos on head, standing right, left foot on prow, suckling the infant Horus, rudder behind. SAECULI FELICITAS.

Pearl border on both sides. In excellent condition.

Weight: 12.8 g; Diameter: 22.5 mm; Length of chain: 200 mm

Bibliography: RIC IV Part 1, 645

NECKLACE

Issued under Caracall...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1251033 (stock #G147)
Ancient Roman Large Bronze Lion Head Handle Circa 2nd Century AD Authentic ancient Roman large bronze lion head handle circa 2nd century A.D. Circular in form and cast in high relief, holding a fluted bronze ring within its gaping jaw, teeth bared, the mane rendered in a radiating series of short locks and the face with incised detail.
Pierced with three attachment holes on the perimeter, with remains of the original iron rivets.
DIMENSIONS: High including the ring.19.7 (7...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1244306 (stock #RG200)
Relics of the Nile is pleased to present this Roman glass tear vial. The vial features excellent form with a bulbous body, fluted neck and a nicely rounded rim. The piece has a nice iridescent color and remains completely intact without restoration. The vial measures an impressive 4.5". U.S. Private collection. Roman, Ca. 100 A.D.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1244294 (stock #SI300)
Relics of the Nile is pleased to present this quality bronze surgical instrument. The instrument was used as a probe and one end is grooved, which may have been used to hold sutures. There is a nice banded groove design toward the end and the bronze instrument has a lovely ancient olive patina. The instrument itself measures 6 5/8" in length. This comes beautify and professionally framed with a description plaque on the front. The frame size measures 11.25" x 9.25". Roman, Ca. 100 A.D.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1244207 (stock #2973)
Decorated pottery oil lamp
Holy Land, Roman period, Darom type, 70 - 150 AD

Nicely decorated with a rosette flower design all around the filling hole

Measurments: Length: 9 cm - Width: 6.5 cm

Condition: Intact, not repaired and not restored.

Found in Hebron south of Jerusalem, Israel

Darom oil lamps in one of the most interesting groups of lamps in the exhibit is the type called "Darom", refering to its manufacture area. The area designated in rabbinic sour...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1240384 (stock #2481)
RARE- CLAY OIL LAMP DEPICTING A FACE
LATE ROMAN, 4TH CENTURY 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 imitated throughout the province. The lamps are usually small and some have red slip. These lamps have a bow-shaped nozzle, which has a narrow ridge around its edge. The nozzle is pinched on its sides, giving the effect of vo...