Aweidah Gallery - Ancient Art
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1375500 (stock #3877)
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BRONZE SHORT SWORD
BRONZE AGE, PERSIA, 1000 – 800 BC

This fantastic weapon has survived intact and enjoys a gorgeous dark olive green patina

Dimensions:
Length: 50 cm
Width: 4 cm

Condition: Intact, not repaired and not restored

Nicely mounted on a customs acrylic “Plexi-glass” display stand of high quality

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1317348 (stock #301)
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BRONZE INCENSE BURNER
Byzantine Empire, 5th - 6th Century AD

Cast bronze, the outside rim of the bowl incised with two lines pattern, three loops on the rim joined to suspension chains.
The use of censers in Christian worship became widespread after the reign of Emperor Constantine the Great. The burning of incense had a central place in Christian ritual and was more important in the eastern than the western liturgy. The censers were hung in various places in the church...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1375505 (stock #3850)
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BRONZE SHORT SWORD
BRONZE AGE PERSIA, 1200 – 800 BC

We are pleased to offer the opportunity for the ancient weapons collectors the chance to purchase this exquisite museum quality ancient full handled bronze short sword.

It has a prominent raised mid-rib terminating proximally into the open loop of a “C”.

Measurements: Length: 52 cm – Width: 6 cm -Height on stand: 38 cm

Excellent archaeological condition, not repaired and not restored with beautiful patina....

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1317323
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ZOOMORPHIC DECORATED POTTERY WINE VESSEL
Byzantine Empire, 5th – 6th Century AD

A fascinating ancient Byzantine decorated pottery zoomorphic wine vessel in the form of a cockerel with a loop handle.

The liquids could be poured through the orifice in the animal's head...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1355653 (stock #79)
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POTTERY PLAQUE SHOWING A HUNTING SCENE
PERSIAN EMPIRE, C. 5th Cent. BC

Moulded pottery plaque showing a hunting scene ( A lion and deer)

Dimensions:
Height: 8 cm
Width: 12.5 cm
Height on stand: 14.5 cm

Condition: Good condition as shown, not repaired and not restored

The plaque is nicely mounted on a custom made acrylic" Plexi-glass" display stand

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376818 (stock #1822)
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Ancient Egyptian alabaster vase
Dated from, 1096 - 747 BC

LARGE Ancient Egyptian elegant cosmetic vessel, in slender form with a collared rim, tapering to a narrow base...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1317350 (stock #97)
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TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF A WARRIOR WEARING A HELMET
Roman Imperial, 1st Century AD

A charming hollow terracotta figure of a warrior wearing a helmet.

Measurements:
Height: 20 cm
Width: 8 cm

Condition: Good condition with beautiful natural patina

Found in Hebron south of Jerusalem, Holy Land

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# 6978

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1355825 (stock #3867)
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BRONZE DAGGER WITH A DECORATED HANDLE
BRONZE AGE, PERSIA, 1200 – 800 BC

Beautifully made with remains of limestone inlay on the handle, untouched as found...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1317325 (stock #3879)
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COPPER AXE-HEAD AND MACE HEAD
Canaanite, Late Chalcholithic - Early Bronze Age, 3500 - 2200 B.C.
Found in the Holy Land

Rare- ancient Canaanite copper Flat Axe-head and a Mace-head (Set)

Cast copper alloy flat / proto-palstave axehead from the early Bronze Age with a crescent-shaped blade. The body of the object thickens towards the middle and there are ridges along the sides, running perpendicularly to the blade...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1317351 (stock #4363)
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POTTERY WINE FLASK WITH AN ATTACHED CUP
Biblical, Iron Age, 1000 – 900 BC
First temple period
“Time of Kings of ancient Israel”

RARE- Ancient pottery wine flask with an attached shallow bowl, two small loop handles extended from neck to shoulders...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1376816 (stock #69)
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PARTHIAN CLAY FIGURE OF A RECLINING MAN IN PARTHIAN DRESS
PARTHIAN EMPIRE, 1ST CENTURY AD

Dimensions:
Length: 11 cm
Height: 10 cm
Height on stand: 13 cm

Condition: Good condition as found

All items that we offer for sale come with a certificate of authenticity.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1363325 (stock #4101)
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BRONZE FINIAL IN THE FORM OF THE “MASTER OF ANIMALS”
PERSIAN PERIOD, 1000 – 650 BC

The Master of (the) Animals or Lord of the Animals is a motif in ancient art showing a human between and grasping two confronted animals. It is very widespread in the art of the Ancient Near East and Egypt...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1375582 (stock #2730)
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BRONZE FIGURE OF SLEEPING EROS "CUPID"
ROMAN, 1st - 3rd Century AD

A Sculpture Dreaming About Love
The subject is a young boy, who’s been out shooting arrows all day, and he’s fallen asleep.

The arrows have golden tips … that aren’t deadly as much as powerful. Supposedly they cause victims to suddenly be overcome with feelings of love. Greek bronze figure of sleeping Eros

God of love and son of Aphrodite, was a popular subject for small or silver statuettes...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1376480 (stock #00001)
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BURNISHED TERRACOTA JAR
CYPRIOT, LATE BRONZE AGE, 1550 – 1200 B.C

The vase consists of two identical small juglets (bilbils) joined together at body, excellent workmanship and decoration, dark gray metallic burnish, 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 : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1378525
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ANCIENT EGYPTIAN BRONZE EYES
EGYPT, LATE PERIOD, 664 - 330 BC

A fine pair of ancient Egyptian bronze & alabaster almond-shaped eye inlays and eyebrows, the well-formed lid and cosmetic line crafted of bronze and inlaid with irises of alabaster; the pupils in black pigment...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1376482 (stock #4604)
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POTTERY RATTLE
IRON AGE II, 1000 – 586 BC
Time of the Kings of ancient Israel”

Concave-sided, hollow body, closed on either side end with convex disc, hole of different size on either end.

Measurements:
Length: 9 cm
Diameter: 6.5 cm
Height on stand: 15 cm

Condition: Intact, not repaired and not restored.

Found in Hebron south of Jerusalem, Israel.

Hollow objects containing pebbles or clay pieces are found in Iron Age sites, mainly in tom...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1378055
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Impressive 18k gold & diamond pendant 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

Dimensions: Length: 3.5 cm

Found in Samaria north of Jerusalem, Israel

A certificate of authenticity will accompany all purchases.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1317312 (stock #74)
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A CHARMING TERRACOTTA FEMALE BUST
Greek period, 300 - 100 BC

Measurements:
Height: 14 cm
Width: 13 cm
Height on stand: 18.5 cm

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

Condition: Good condition, untouched as found.

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