Aweidah Gallery - Ancient Art
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1113914
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An exquisite ancient Roman marble head of female, C...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1140790
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You are considering an ancient Roman steatite dice dating to 1st Century AD

Measurements: 1.4 cm

Playing Dice was very popular game among the Romans. The Romans called these tesserae

This game was played in taverns as well as gambling houses, brothels and on the street. The emperor Commodus was fond of gambling with dice, and once turned the Imperial Palace into a brothel and gambling house to raise money for the treasury he bankrupted...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1143454
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Directly from Jerusalem, Aweidah Gallery is pleased to offer this RARE- ancient Greek Silver Tyre Shekel “ The thirty pieces of Silver which was paid to Judas for betraying the christ”

Dated year 159 - 33/34 C.E.
Obverse: laureate head of Melqart facing right, wearing knotted lionskin around neck

Reverse: Eagle standing lt. with rt. foot on prow of ship, palm branch over rt. shoulder, date and club in field to left...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1143481
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Ancient Greek set of bronze wine drinking vessels (Container , strainer with a duck-shaped handle and a drinking bowl)

Dated from, 500 – 300 BC

Measurements: Container: Height: 6.5 cm – Diameter: 8.5 cm
Strainer: Height: 4.3 cm – Length: 14.5 cm
Drinking bowl: Height: 2.8 cm - Diameter 8.5 cm

Condition: Excellent archaeological condition with beautiful patina

The three items (Set) are professionally and nicely mounted on a plexi-glass display stand of high quali...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1143478
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A very attractive ancient bronze Persian sword from "Bronze Age Persia", dating to around 1200 -800 BC

The sword is beautifully made with a decorated “engraved” handle

Measurements: Length: 57.5 cm - Width: 5.5 cm

The sword is nicely displayed on a plexi-glass stand of high quality

Condition: Good condition

This fantastic weapon has survived Intact and Untouched...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1235495
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A LIMESTONE VEILED FEMALE BUST CARVED IN HIGH RELIEF

ROMAN - PALMYRA, CIRCA, 1ST - 2ND CENTURY A.D...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1259281
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Snake “Serpent” pottery jar
“Tell El-Yahudiyeh ware"
Holy Land, Canaanite, Middle Bronze Age
1730 - 1550 BC
Time of Abraham

The jar is outstanding in its excellent workmanship and decoration, a fine creation of the master potter in a period when pottery-making reached a peak of achievement.

The jar is well proportioned, with a flaring neck, graceful ovoid body and a pointed base...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #706813
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This is an extremely rare Roman dark blue heavy rough glass block with superb silver "Rainbow" iridescence patina, said to have been found in a Roman glass work place northern Israel! The pictures tells 101 tales

Glass is formed when sand (silica), soda (alkali), and lime are fused at high temperatures...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1317367
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BRONZE BUST OF DIONYSUS (ROMAN - BACCHUS)
ROMAN PERIOD, 2ND CENTURY A.D.

This charming hollow cast bronze bust depicts Bacchus (The god of the grape harvest, winemaking and wine) Bacchus (known to the Greeks as Dionysus) was the god of the vine, of wine and mystic ecstasy.

Wrapped with a mantle tied over her left shoulder. A wreath composed of vine leaves with clusters of grapes crowns her head...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #881300
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Aweidah Gallery is pleased to offer this ancient very rare museum quality Roman - Egyptian pottery FROG oil lamp with a star potter's mark on the backside, dating to around 200 AD

THIS LAMP WILL SURELY MAKE A MAJOR ADDITION TO THE FINEST OIL LAMP COLLECTION, A REAL MASTERPIECE

Measurements: Length: 8 cm - Width: 6.5 cm

Condition: Excellent archaeological condition, not repaired and not restored very well preserved

The symbolism of the frog related to childbirth and new life

Thi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1153448
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An exquisite ancient Roman imperial marble head of a woman, C...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1141152
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Directly from Jerusalem, ancient biblical Iron Age reddish pottery Torpedo style wine storage amphora with two handle and a short neck

Dated from, 1000 - 800 BC "Time of the Kings of ancient Israel

Measurements: Height: 48 cm - Width: 38 cm - Height on stand: 57 cm

Condition: Excellent archaeological condition, not repaired and not restored with nice earthy patina

Found in Hebron "City of Abraham" south of Jerusalem, Israel

Provenance: Aweidah family collection

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1166606
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Ancient Egyptian alabaster KOHL pot with a stopper. Artfully exploiting the banding in the stone.

Dated from, New Kingdom, 1550 – 1070 BC

Measurements:
Height: 5 cm – Diameter: 4 cm

Condition: Minor chip at the cover as shown otherwise intact, not repaired and not restored

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Cosmetics and other toiletries were highly valued by the ancient Egyptians...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1143484
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Ancient Roman marble wall fragment depicting a seated woman

Dated from, 100 – 300 AD

Measurements: Height: 17 cm – Width: 13 cm – Height on stand: 22 cm

Condition: A small re-attached part at the upper left corner as shown otherwise intact with natural patina

The fragment is nicely and professionally mounted on a plexi-glass disply stand of high quality

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1140799
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Directly from Jerusalem, historically important Roman "Jewish" bronze coin of Bar Kochba set on 18 Karat gold hand-made cufflinks, dated from, 66 - 70 AD

"The first Jewish revolt against Rome" also know by the MASADA COIN.

Throughout the revolution that lasted from AD 66 to 70, a large number of purely jewish coins were made to supply the needs of war, as offerings for the temple, and as political or inspirational statements...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1213819
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A very rare ancient biblical Iron Age pottery wine flask with a cup

Dated from, 1000 - 900 BC "Time of the Kings of ancient Israel"

Measurements: Length: 22 cm - Width 12.5 cm

Nicely displayed on a plexi-glass stand of high quality

Condition: Minor professional repair hard to see at the rim of the cup otherwise intact and in very good condition

Found in Jerusalem, Israel

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1259282
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RARE - Terra-cotta belly-shaped wine amphora
Roman, Herodian, 37 BC – 70 AD
Second temple period
Time of Jesus and King Herod the Great

Extremely rare and excessively “Egg-shell” thin pottery belly-shaped wine amphora with an elegant cylindrical shaped neck and two handles...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1113239
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Majestic ancient Roman imperial marble figure of an eagle, 1st Century AD

Standing on an integral trapezoidal base with its wings closed and crossing over the tail, with a short rounded beak and bulging eyes, thick feathers densely covering the legs, breast, neck and wings

Measurements: Height: 22 cm - Width: 10.5 cm

Condition: Head professionally restored heard to see as shown in the pictures.

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