Aweidah Gallery - Ancient Art
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1259272 (stock #3920)
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RARE - Alabaster jar
Holy Land, Canaanite, Late Bronze Age , CYPRIOT
1550 – 1200 BC
Time of Moses

Alabaster bilbil with a shaped-neck and a flat base. Bilbils of this type are usually made of pottery and it is rare to come in stone “Alabaster”

Dimensions: 
Height: 12 cm 
Diameter: 7 cm 
Height on stand: 16 cm

Condition: Neck/Handle professionally re-attached otherwise intact...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1124307 (stock #1386)
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RED SLIP POTTERY WINE PITCHER
CANAANITE, Early Bronze Age, 3100 – 2700 BC
Beautiful Abydos ware burnished wine jug with a long neck with a rim folded outwards and a flat base.

Dimensions: Height: 29 cm
Width: 13 cm

Found in Jericho, Israel

Abydos ware (a-BY-dos ware)
Pottery of Canaanite (Syro-Palestinian) origin found in the royal tombs of the First and Second Dynasties (The Old Kingdom) at Abydos, Saqqara, Abusir el-Melek, and other sites in Upp...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1355662 (stock #65)
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CLAY FIGURE OF A STANDING ASTARTE “FERTILITY GODDESS”
MESOPOTAMIA, OLD BABYLONIAN, 1800 B.C.

Dimensions:
Height: 12.5 cm
Width: 3.5 cm
Height on stand: 14.5 cm

Ishtar (Akkadian), Astarte (Phoenician), or Inanna (Sumerian) was the most important female deity in Mesopotamia through the second millennium BC. She was identified with the planet Venus, and the sunrise. She was the goddess of both sexual love and warfare...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1363326 (stock #3846)
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BRONZE SPIKE-BUTTED AXE-HEAD
PERSIAN, IRON AGE, 1200 – 1000 BC

Dimensions:
Length: 19.5 cm
Height: 7 cm
Height on stand: 17 cm

Very good condition with beautiful patina

Nicely set of an acrylic “Plexi-glass” display stand

Complete and intact with earthy encrustations around the shaft, one spike slightly bent.

Cast using the lost wax method; a spike-butted axehead, the short, cylindrical shaft tube with three cords across each side, lead...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1375972 (stock #1214)
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LARGE PAINTED POTTERY WINE PITCHER
HOLY LAND, BIBLICAL, LATE BRONZE AGE, 1550 -1200 BC
Time of Moses

Painted terracotta wine pitcher, ring base, shaped neck with a tri-foil mouth and typical late bronze age brown paint design all around the shoulders.

Measurements:
Height: 19 cm
Width: 20 cm
Height on stand: 25 cm

Condition: Good condition

Found in Hebron “City of Abraham” south of Jerusalem, Israel

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1356099
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ANCIENT FAIENCE EGYPTIAN "MUMMY BEADS" NECKLACE
EGYPT, HYKSOS, Circa, 1550 BC

Impressive necklace beautifully recomposed “Restrung” using authentic ancient Egyptian faience, terminated with clasp so they can be safely worn today.

Dimensions:
Length: 45 cm

Beware of modern fakes!

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Reference:
Egyptian Mummy beads

Egyptian burial sites have enormous quantities of bead...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1375573 (stock #168)
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Large ancient biblical painted pottery wine pitcher
Biblical, Canaanite, Late Bronze Age, 1550 - 1200 BC
Time of Moses

Highly painted terracotta wine pitcher, high base, shaped neck with a tri-foil mouth and typical late bronze age brown paint decoration around the neck, body and handle

Measurements:
Height: 28 cm
Width: 17 cm
Height on stand: 30 cm

Condition: Minor repair at the rim otherwise intact

Found in Hebron "City of Abraham" south...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1375610 (stock #1221)
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Large ancient biblical painted pottery wine pitcher
Biblical, Canaanite, Late Bronze Age, 1550 - 1200 BC
Time of Moses

Painted terracotta wine pitcher, flat base, shaped neck with a tri-foil mouth and typical late bronze age brown paint design around the neck and shoulders.

Measurements:
Height: 28 cm
Width: 17 cm
Height on stand: 30 cm

Condition: Minor repair at the rim otherwise intact

Found in Hebron "City of Abraham" south of Jerusalem, I...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1375978 (stock #1371)
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POTTERY WINE JUG WITH A LONG SPOUT AND A STRAINER
HOLY LAND, Iron Age, Israelite, 1200 – 900 BC

Time of the Kings of ancient Israel

Beautifully made in a globular body with long spout and a strainer

Very little is known about vessels used for drinking beer, those we know of are generally characterised by a spout and a strainer. Since the remains of straw and chaff usually floated along the surface of the beer, it was necessary to strain the liquid before drinking it...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1317366 (stock #1559)
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POTTERY MASK
Roman, 1st - 3rd Century AD

Measurements:
Height: 12.5 cm
Width: 11 cm
Height on stand: 18.5 cm

Nicely mounted on a plexi-glass “Lucite” display stand of high quality.

Condition: Untouched as found.

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# 715598

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1355827 (stock #57)
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TERRACOTTA MASK
ROMAN PERIOD, 1st - 3rd Century AD

Measurements:
Height: 12 cm
Width: 11.5 cm
Height on stand: 18 cm

Nicely mounted on an acrylic "Plexi-glass" display stand of high quality.

Condition: Surface chip on top otherwise intact as found.

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# 8578

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1375498 (stock #535)
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HOLLOW TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF HARPOCRATES
“GOD OF SILENCE”
EGYPT, GRECO-ROMAN 100 BC – 100 AD

This is a wonderful opportunity to own an authentic piece of ancient art that represents a fusion of three of the greatest cultures in history

Hollow terracotta figure of harpocrates with remains of white paint on the surface “God of Secrecy and silence” Harpocrates is shown seated, crossed legs holding a jar with his right forefinger to his lips

This gesture was mis...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1378057
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Impressive 18k gold ring features a genuine Greek silver drachm of King Alexander the Great.
Dated from, 336 - 323 BC

Obverse:
Alexander in the guise of the demi-god Hercules (wearing a lion scalp)

Reverse:
Figure of the supreme Greek god Zeus seated on his throne holding a scepter and eagle

Found in Samaria north of Jerusalem, Israel

A certificate of authenticity will accompany all purchases.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376051 (stock #N.81288)
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SPLENDID ANCIENT BEADS NECKLACE
SUMERIAN, MESOPOTAMIA, 2000 BC

Length: 45 cm

The necklace is featuring gold and carnelian beads in different shapes.

Carnelian was thought to cause the blood to circulate smoothly throughout the body. It was believed to make the skin healthy and youthful, removing sores and blemishes when worn. Because of its calming effects on the blood, carnelian also makes one feel peaceful and slow to anger...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1375581 (stock #2407)
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A SET OF THREE EGYPTIAN ALABASTER CONICAL COLLARED COSMETIC VESSELS
Middle Kingdom, Circa, 1985 – 1773 B.C
Old Kingdom, 2494 – 2181 B.C

Measurements:
Height: 6 – Diameter: 4.5 cm
Height: 6 cm – Diameter: 2.5 cm
Height: 7 cm - Diameter: 3 cm
Condition: Un-touched as found, not repaired and not restored

Mounted on a custom plexi-glass “Lucite” display stand

Provenance: Aweidah's collection before 1970 - Registered at the IAA

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1352636 (stock #475)
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DECORATED POTTERY WINE PITCHER
HOLY LAND – biblical Roman “HERODIAN DYNASTY”
Second temple period
37 BC – 70 AD
Time of Jesus and King Herod the Great

With a ribbed body, cylindrical neck and a shaped handle

Dimensions:

Height: 18.5 cm

 Diameter: 16 cm
Height on stand: 22 cm

Condition: Intact, not repaired and not restored

Found in Bethlehem south of Jerusalem, Holy Land

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1317315 (stock #837)
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POTTERY OIL LAMP WITH A CROSS-SHAPED HANDLE
Byzantine Empire, 5th – 6th Century AD

Ancient Byzantine pottery oil lamp with a looped handle in the form of a cross.

Measurements:
Length: 12.5 cm
Width: 7.5 cm

Condition: Perfect condition with beautiful natural patina

Found in Bethlehem south of Jerusalem, Holy Land

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1375496 (stock #328)
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BURNISHED POTTERY WINE AMPHORISKOS
HOLY LAND, IRON AGE II, 800 – 700 BC
Time of the Kings of ancient Israel

Conical body tapers to bottom base, two loop handles on the side and a long funnel-shaped neck.

Dimensions:
Height: 25 cm
Width: 19 cm
Height on stand: 28 cm

Condition: Minor hairline crack hard to see otherwise intact

Found in Hebron south of Jerusalem, Israel

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