Aweidah Gallery - Ancient Art
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1375578 (stock #4261)
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POTTERY HEAD OF ASTARTE "FERTILITY GODDESS"
HOLY LAND, ROMAN, BEIT NATIF, 300 - 400 AD

Measurements:
Height: 5 cm
Width: 4.5 cm
Height on stand: 12.5 cm

Found near Hebron south of Jerusalem, Israel

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1375619 (stock #4268)
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POTTERY HEAD OF ASTARTE "FERTILITY GODDESS"
HOLY LAND, ROMAN, BEIT NATIF, 300 - 400 AD

Measurements:
Height: 5.5 cm
Width: 4 cm
Height on stand: 10.5 cm

Found near Hebron south of Jerusalem, Israel

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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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1352558 (stock #2700)
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CLAY FIGURE OF A WORSHIPPER
Mesopotamia; Babylonian, Circa, 1800 B.C.

Clay figure of a standing worshipper wearing a crown-like and a tunic

Measurements:
Height: 12 cm
Width: 3.5 cm
Height on stand: 15 cm

The figure if nicely mounted on a plexi-glass display stand of high quality

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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 : 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 : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #862676
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Ancient Near Eastern "MESOPOTAMIAN" stone amulet of a fish with nice incised details, dating to around 2000 BC

Measurements: Length: 3.5 cm - Height: 1 cm

condition: Intact as found

For thousands of years, since before recorded history, man has worn amulets and talismans for luck and protection. The stones, feathers, teeth and claws that adorned early cultures eventually gave way to an array of amulets whose powers were as varied as their forms...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1375965 (stock #4555)
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PAINTED POTTERY PERFUME JAR
HOLY LAND, MIDDLE BRONZE AGE, 1850 - 1550 BC
Time of patriarchs

Painted pottery jar “Chocolate on white ware” 'Chocolate-on-White' Ware is a ceramic type known from the region during the Middle Bronze Age II to the early Late Bronze Age I (ca 1600-1400 BC) The ware features elegant storage jars, platters and kraters painted with brown geometric motifs on a cream-coloured base...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #880854
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Aweidah Gallery is pleased to offer this ancient museum quality Sumerian beads necklace, dating from 2200 - 1800 BC

Length: 43 cm

Sumerians valued jewelry as a sign of status and wealth. Among the many achievements of the Sumerians was their craftsmanship in the production of jewelry. The people of this area adorned themselves with jewelry of all kinds. They used a variety of materials for necklaces including semi-precious stones...

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 : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1375515 (stock #4318)
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ANCIENT CLAY PLAQUE
MESOPOTAMIA, OLD BABYLONIAN PERIOD, 2040 - 1750 BC

This baked clay plaque with relief decoration representing a seated ruler on his throne infront of a large palm branch

Baked clay plaques were mass-produced in southern Mesopotamia from the second millennium BC. They show informal scenes and reflect the private face of life...

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 : 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 : 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 : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1355663 (stock #284)
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PERSIAN BRONZE TORQUE
NEAR-EASTERN, 800 - 600 BC

Heavy solid bronze torque of thick rounded form, the terminals tapering to a curve point

Dimensions:
Diameter: 16 cm
Height on stand: 20 cm

Condition: Left tip of terminal is missing in antiquity otherwise intact and enjoys a beautiful patina

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

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# 82847

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1375514 (stock #1121)
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FRAGMENTARY HEAD OF AN ANIMAL
PHILISTINE, IRON AGE, 1200 BC

Probably a part of a Kernos! Measurements:
Length: 8 cm
Width: 5.5 cm
Height on stand: 11.5 cm

Condition: Horns missing in antiquity, untouched as found

Found near Samaria north of Jerusalem, Israel

Beautifully mounted on a plexi-glass display stand of high quality

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1356101 (stock #14)
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PHOENICIAN BURNISHED POTTERY PITCHER
IRON AGE, 1000 – 700 BC

Nicely made and highly burnished in metallic gray color, with an elegant funnel-shaped neck and a flat base.

Dimensions:
Height: 14.5 cm
Width: 9 cm
Height on stand: 18 cm

Condition: Neck repaired as shown otherwise intact

Found in Hebron south of Jerusalem, Israel

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# 9147

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1363322 (stock #46)
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BLACK POTTERY JUG
PHOENICIAN BURNISHED POTTERY PITCHER IRON AGE, 1000 – 700 BC

Nicely made with a globular body, flat base and a funnel-shaped neck with a rim folded outwards.

Dimensions:
Height: 15 cm
Diameter: 19 cm
Height on stand: 19 cm

Condition: Good condition with nice earthy patina

Found in Samaria north of Jerusalem, Israel

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# 9467