Aweidah Gallery - Ancient Art
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1224061 (stock #143)
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POTTERY JAR
Biblical, Iron Age II, 800 - 586 BC
“Time of the Kings of ancient Israel”
First temple period

Beautifully made in a globular body with a cylindrical neck and two handles

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

Condition: Intact, not repaired and not restored.

Found in Hebron south of Jerusalem, Holy Land

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1224080
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Ancient Biblical Middle Bronze Age shell

Dated from, 1850 - 1550 BC

Measurements: Length: 14.5 cm - Width: 9 cm

Found in Samaria north of Jerusalem, Israel

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1224097 (stock #1566)
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A beautiful ancient Roman marble head of Zeus Serapis, dated from, 100 AD

Measurements: Height: 7.5 cm - Width: 6 cm
Height on stand: 15 cm

Nicely mounted on a plexi-glass display stand

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1235484 (stock #1022)
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DECORATED POTTERY OIL LAMP
Roman period, 2nd - 3rd Cent. AD

Dimensions:
Length: 8.5 cm
Width: 6 cm

Condition: Good condition not repaired and not restored

Found in Hebron south of Jerusalem, Israel

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1235490
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A wonderful set of ancient arrowheads from two different periods
Canaanite, Middle Bronze Age, 1750 – 1550 B.C.
Roman period, 1st – 3rd Centuries A.D.

One of the reasons for the soldier's success was their weapon. Besides his sword or spear, the most common weapon for a soldier would have been his bow and arrow. Bronze weapons were far superior to soft copper blades...

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 : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1240365
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Holy Land - Byzantine Period; 5th Century AD

Inscribed terra-cotta oil lamp, “The light of Christ shines for all” reads the inscription on this Byzantine oil lamp found throughout Palestine, but especially in Jerusalem...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1240367
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A Necklace, bracelet and earrings. The beads have been carefully restrung from ancient faience mummy multi-colored beads. Wearable and in very good condition

Egypt; Hyksos Period; 1550 BC

Dimensions:
Necklace length: 42 cm
Bracelet: 20 cm

EGYPTIAN MUMMY BEADS

Egyptian burial sites have yielded enormous quantities of beads in many varieties...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1240384 (stock #2481)
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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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1240393
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RARE- AN AMLASH TERRACOTTA HUMP-BACKED BULL RHYTON
10TH-8TH CENTURY B.C...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1244207 (stock #2973)
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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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1244237
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Oil Lamp

Biblical, Holy Land
Late Bronze Age
1550 – 1200 BC
“Time of Moses”

Gracefully displayed in a beautiful wooden frame which will definitely add a unique touch and addition to any room in any house

Measurements:
Length: 14 cm -
Width: 14.5 cm

Frame dimensions:
Height: 43 cm
Width: 43 cm

Condition: Intact, not repaired and not restored

Found in Hebron south of Jerusalem, Israel

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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 #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 : 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 : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1259295
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RARE – Golden-Yellowish glazed pottery wine rython flask Persia, Parthian period, 100 – 300 AD

Graceful globular body with a cylindrical- shaped neck with a rim folded outward, two handles and a roundel base...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1317280 (stock #2356)
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Alabaster cosmetic ointments pot
Canaanite, Middle Bronze Age, 2nd Millennium B.C.

Measurements:
Height: 5 cm
Width: 4.5 cm
Height on stand: 6.5 cm

Condition: Minor ancient chip otherwise intact and in good condition

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

Found in Bethlehem south of Jerusalem, Israel

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# 623569

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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#2746

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 #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 : 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 : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1317329 (stock #1325)
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ALABASTER FIGURE OF A FEMALE
Roman period, 3rd Century A.D...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1317345 (stock #4513)
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POTTERY SAUCER OIL LAMP WITH FIVE WICK SPOUTS
Biblical, Iron Age, 1200 – 1000 BC
First temple period
“Time of King David”

RARE - A charming wheel-made pottery oil lamp, bowl with thick side, five pinches on sides. It has been suggested that five-spouted lamps were used for ritual purposes...

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...

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 : 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. Decorated with a concentric circles “Spiral paint”.
Measurements:
Length: 21 cm
Width: 14.5 cm

Condition: Minor professional repair hard to see at the cup otherwise intact and in good conditi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1317354 (stock #1321)
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MESOPOTAMIAN POTTERY FIGURE OF A STANDING WORSHIPER
Babylonian period, 1800 BC

Measurements:
Height: 10 cm
Width: 5.5 cm
Height on stand: 13 cm

Condition: Good condition as found

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

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1317356
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BRONZE DUCK BILL AXE-HEAD WITH A SHAFT HOLE FOR WOODEN SHAFT
CANAANITE, Middle Bronze Age
Circa, 2000 – 1750 BC
Time of the Patriarchs

Dimensions:
Length: 11 cm
Width: 4 cm
Height on stand: 14 cm

This axe is an example of the ‘duck-bill’ type, so-called because of its likeness to a duckbill, with its elongated blade with a central ridge and two large oval holes. It was invented in the Holy Land in the 2nd Millennium B.C, around the life and t...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1317358 (stock #4607)
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ALABASTER FRAGMENTARY FEMALE HEAD
Roman period, 1st – 2nd Century AD

Measurements:
Height: 4 cm
Width: 4 cm
Height on stand: 10.5 cm

Condition: Good condition as found

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

Found in Samaria north of Jerusalem, Holy Land

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#646078

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1317360 (stock #3862)
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NEAR-EASTERN PERSIAN BRONZE MACE-HEAD
Lurestan, Late 2nd/Early 1st Millennium B.C.

A charming Lurestan mace-head with octagonal shaft and faceted knobs around the swollen head, flanked by grooved bands.

Measurements:
Length: 15 cm
Width: 16.5 cm

Condition: Perfect condition with natural patina

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pre AD 1000 item #1317363 (stock #1119)
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ALABASTER COSMETIC VASE WITH A BRONZE APPLICATOR
CANAANITE, Middle Bronze Age: 1850 – 1550 B.C.
Time of Abraham

Measurements:
Height: 9.5 cm
Width: 3.5 cm
Height on stand: 16 cm

Condition: Good condition, not repaired and not restored

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

Found in Hebron south of Jerusalem, Holy Land

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#511...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1317364
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LIMESTONE HEAD OF A YOUTH
Roman, PALMYRA, 1st Century AD

A charming limestone head of a youth. Depicted with a serene expression on his face, oval face with a rounded chin, his hair in thick luscious corkscrew curls brushed forward in short pointed locks. Arching brow above wide heavy-lidded almond shaped eyes with defined upper and lower lids, incised irises and sharp pupils, his fleshly lips above a strong chin.

Measurements:
Height: 12 cm
Width: 9.5 cm
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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

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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. Her hair parted down in the middle and pulled back.

Such a bust may have st...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1317369 (stock #3866)
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BRONZE SPEAR-HEAD
CANAANITE, Late Bronze Age, 1550 B.C.
Time of Moses
Found in the Holy Land

Condition: Perfect condition with natural patina.

Measurements:
Length: 35 cm

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

Condition: Good condition with gorgeous natural patina

They will beat their swords into plowshares and their SPEARS into pruning hooks. Nation will not take up sword against nation not will they train...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1352553 (stock #545)
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TERRACOTTA HEAD OF AN ASTARTE
Fertility Goddess
Iron Age II, Israelite: 1000-586 BC.
Time of the kings of ancient Israel"

Terracotta figurines of Astarte (Ashtoret), were prominent in daily Israelite religious practice, and were worshiped probably by women. They have been excavated in Judean sites, particularly in Jerusalem, from where the finest examples come, dating mostly to the eighth and seventh centuries BCE.

Measurements: Height: 6.5 cm - Width: 4.5 cm - Height ...