Aweidah Gallery - Ancient Art
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1363320 (stock #256)
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ROMAN GLASS PERFUME FLASK
Roman period, 100 - 300 AD

With ribbed body and a shaped neck, "Used to carry perfumed oils and ointments"

Dimensions:
Height: 6.5 cm
Diameter: 3.5 cm

Condition: Good condition as found

Found in Bethlehem south of Jerusalem, Holy Land

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#62567

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #515968 (stock #2982)
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DECORATED POTTERY OIL LAMP
Late Roman period, 3rd - 4th Cent. AD

Dimensions:
Length: 9 cm
Width: 6.5 cm

Condition: Good condition not repaired and not restored

Found in Jerusalem, Israel

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#929826

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #515063 (stock #3109)
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DECORATED POTTERY OIL LAMP
Roman period, 3rd Cent. AD

Dimensions:
Length: 7.5 cm
Width: 6 cm

Condition: Good condition not repaired and not restored

Found in Jerusalem, Israel

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#431098

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #551138 (stock #2796)
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DECORATED POTTERY OIL LAMP
Roman period, 2nd - 3rd Cent. AD

Dimensions:
Length: 8 cm
Width: 5.5 cm

Condition: Good condition not repaired and not restored

Found in Hebron south of Jerusalem, Israel

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#927967

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #551131 (stock #2915)
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DECORATED POTTERY OIL LAMP
Roman period, 2nd - 3rd Cent. AD

Dimensions:
Length: 9 cm
Width: 6 cm

Condition: Handle missing otherwise intact and in good condition

Found in Bethlehem south of Jerusalem, Israel

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#929156

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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#810228

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 : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1355668
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BRONZE COIN OF HELMETED CONSTANTINOPOLIS
ROMAN PERIOD; 337 - 347 AD

Obverse: Bust of Constan-tinopolis, wearing imperial mantle, crested helmet and holding sceptre over left shoulder

Reverse: Victory standing facing, head left, holding transverse sceptre and resting left hand on shield...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1355665
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ROMAN BRONZE COIN PENDANT
ANTONIUS FELIX, 52 – 54 AD

Obverse: Two crossed palm branches
Reverse: Inscription within wreath

Nicely set in sterling silver pendant

Height: 3.5 cm

Found in Jerusalem, Israel

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Antonius Felix served under the Roman Emperor Claudius for the first two years of his perfectship, and then under Nero for his remaining term.

The reign of Felix was op...

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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1166406
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Rare style ancient Roman painted clay and highly decorated clay oil lamp known as "BEIT NATIF". The oil lamp is nicely decorated with geometric deign all around the shoulders with soot marks...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1201860
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RARE - Ancient miniature Nabatean reddish pottery wine vessels (Set of two drinking bowls and a miniature pitcher)

Dated from, 100 BC - 100 AD

Measurements: Height: 13.5 cm -Width: 5.5 cm
Height: 5.5 Diameter: 11.5 cm
Height: 5 cm - Diameter: 14.5 cm

Condition: One bowl with a small hole at the base otherwise Intact, not repaired and not restored as found

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1201868 (stock #768)
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EGYPTIAN FAIENCE GLAZED JAR
ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.

Rare style with spherical body, two handles, disc foot, short cylindrical neck and flattened rim, decorated in molded relief with a band of stylized lotus flower.

Measurements: Height: 16.5 cm – Diameter: 19 cm

Condition: Hole and chips in the base with missing parts at the rim as shown otherwise intact, not repaired and not restored

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1112364
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Aweidah Gallery is pleased to offer this EXTREMELY RARE- ancient LARGE biblical black pottery oil lamp with four nozzles. A large filling-hole, whose rim is formed as a ledge with a ridge. The handle is a wide strip with two lengthwise grooves forming three raised mouldings, the nozzles are elongated with an almost straight end and finely scraped sides. Impressed circles and rows of other impressions ornament the nozzles...
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 : Holy Land : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1140773
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We are pleased to offer this important and very rare ancient biblical Iron Age pottery figure of an Astarte "Fertility/ Mother Goddess"

Dated from, Dated from, 1000 - 586 BC "Time of the Kings of ancient Israel

The general consensus appears to be that the pillar figurines probably represent some form of "Mother Goddess" personifying fertility, possibly the goddess Astarte of the Canaanites, sidonians, and Philistines

Hand-formed body and a mold formed head, solid cylindrical pillar...

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

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 : 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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PHILISTINES:
THEY ARE AL...

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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 #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...

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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#727008

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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