Aweidah Gallery - Ancient Art
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1355652 (stock #551)
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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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1317350 (stock #97)
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$2,850.00
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 : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1317280 (stock #2356)
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$850.00
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 : 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 : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1240237 (stock #4097)
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BASALT MORTAR WITH TWO LEDGE HANDLES AND A PESTLE
Holy Land, Canaanite; Early Bronze Age
3000 BC

Dimensions:

Height: 5 cm
Width: 23 cm

Condition: Good condition

Found in Jericho, 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 : Holy Land : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1218136 (stock #1121)
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Rare- ancient Philistine pottery fragmentary head of an animal, 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 northern Israel

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

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PHILISTINES:
THEY ARE ALSO KNOWN "THE SEA PEOPLES".

The hi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1213821 (stock #1733)
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Extremely rare ancient Canaanite pottery head of a god wearing a conical helmet with incised eyes, dating to approximately, 2200 BC

Measurements: Height: 9 cm - Width: 4 cm - Height on stand: 14 cm

Condition: Good condition with earthy natural patina as found

Found in 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 : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1132425 (stock #85)
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$1,650.00
Ancient Egyptian elegant cosmetic vessel, in slender form tapering to a narrow base with two small lug handles

This a type of Alabastron vessels was used in the ancient world for holding oil, especially perfume or massage oils. They originated in ancient Egypt as containers carved from alabaster – hence the name – but spread via ancient Greece to other parts of the classical world.

Most types of alabastron have a narrow body with a rounded end, a narrow neck and a broad, splayed mouth...