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Roman Period; 1st-2nd Century CE

Utilitarian by nature, this torch is nonetheless, able to combine several decorative motifs to make a beautiful work. Sitting on a small, flat base the handle has ribbed detailing with the rim of the torch being decorated with incised triangles and dots.

In excellent condition and showing signs of use in antiquity.

From a private American collection.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1370969 (stock #nj.7)
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Late Bronze Age IIA; 1400-1300 BCE

Called a pilgrim flask due to its portability and favor among pilgrims traveling in the Holy Land this form has been prominent in the region since the Late Bronze Age, making this piece one of the earliest examples of its type. Made of thick clay the body of the vessel is lentoid and is decorated with painted red concentric circles. The neck is short and has an thick rim...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1370968 (stock #nj.6)
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Late Bronze Age; c. 1400-1300 BCE

Sickle swords were among the most effective short-range weapons of the Late Bronze Age Levant and most likely developed out of the Middle Bronze Age battle ax. This sword was cast with an integral hilt which is visually distinguished from the sword by a raised rectangle at the end of the blade. The blade remains straight and without an edge near the hilt before curving into the arched blade with a cutting edge that typifies this piece...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1370967 (stock #nj.5)
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Roman Period; 1st Century BCE- 1st Century CE

This incense shovel is composed of a rectangular tray and horizontal handle embellished with repeating raised bands and terminating in a small, flat handle. Shovels like this one were used during time of the Second Temple to remove the ashes from the lamps of the Menorah. Following the destruction of the temple this ritual object became a potent symbol in Judaism and remains a source of remembrance to this day...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pre AD 1000 item #1370481 (stock #nj.4)
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Middle Bronze Age I; 2200-1950 BCE

This early period oil lamp is created by bending the sides of a bowl inward to create the four nozzles seen here. Oil is placed in the lamp and four wicks are placed in either nozzle...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pre AD 1000 item #1370480 (stock #nj.3)
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1st Century BCE- 1st Century CE

A stylistic departure from other jugs of the period the most noteworthy feature of these vessels is their bulbous off-center protrusions which create the distinctive shape of the body. The vessel itself is thin walled and is topped with a straight, reinforced neck terminating in a reinforced everted rim, creating even more contrast with its asymmetrical body. Two handles extend from the neck of the vessel to the shoulders for functionality...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1370479 (stock #nj.2)
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1st Century CE

This beautiful example of its type is skillfully cast. The body is circular and is embellished with concentric circles on the inside and out. The nozzle is voluted, as is common during this period. As an additional decorative element each of the volutes terminates in a small flower...
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Iron Age IIC; 800-586 CE

A direct stylistic descendant of the preceding periods, this flask is an excellent example of its type. It is composed of a spherical body with a straight neck terminating in an everted rim. The handles are applied to a thickened portion of the neck and are attached at the shoulders...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1361866 (stock #NO.1)
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$275.00
A ROMAN BRONZE COIN OF CONSTANTINE I IN SILVER PENDANT 307-337AD Obverse: CONSTANTINVS Reverse: D N CONSTANTINI MAX AVG. VOT/XX within laurel wreath topped with star. Silver chain, olive wood box and Certificate of Authenticity included in price. COIN FOIND IN JERUSALEM Ships from Jerusalem. ***** Flavius Valerius Constantinus, Constantine the Great, was the son of Helena and the First Tetrarchic ruler Constantius I...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1359422 (stock #jugletUS)
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$450.00
Iron Age II A-B; c. 960-700 BCE

This juglet sits on a knob base and is composed of a globular body, a cylindrical neck and a handle attached to the middle of the neck from the shoulder. It is made of grey ware with a black burnished slip.

In excellent and original condition.

Height: 8.6 cm (3.39 inches)

Bibliography:

Ruth Amiran, “Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land”, (Rutgers, 1970), p. 256; pl. 86, No...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1359421 (stock #NGC.wm.2)
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$400.00
Reign of Alexander Jannaeus (103-76 BCE)

Obverse: Paleo-Hebrew inscription “Yehonatan the King” between rays of eight-rayed star within diadem.

Reverse: BASILEWS ALEXANDROU around inverted anchor.

In Very Fine condition. Doublestrike.

Authenticated and encapsulated by NGC Ancients

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1359418 (stock #NGCvalerius2)
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$175.00
Jerusalem Mint; 15/16 CE

Obverse: KAI CAP (Caesar) within wreath.

Reverse: TIB (Tiberius) LB (Year 2) between horns of crossed double cornucopias.

In Choice Very Fine condition.

Authenticated and encapsulated by NGC Ancients

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Ships from the United States.

Reference:

Hendin, 1332

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A governor of Judaea during the reign of Tiberius, Valerius Gratus ruled from 15-26 CE...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1359417 (stock #NGCarchprut2)
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$250.00
Jerusalem Mint; 4 BCE-6 CE

Obverse: HPW; double cornucopias, adorned with grapes, horns parallel, turned to the right.

Reverse: EθN/PA/HX (Ethnarch); war galley facing left with aphlaston, oars and ram.

Condition: Choice Fine.

Authenticated and encapsulated by NGC Ancients

Reference: Hendin, 1195a

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*****

Herod Archelaus was the son of H...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1359414 (stock #NGC.archprut)
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$200.00
Jerusalem Mint; 4 BCE-6 CE

Obverse: HPWΔOY (Of Herod)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1359413 (stock #NGC.2prutot)
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$275.00
Jerusalem Mint; 4 BCE-6 CE

Obverse: HPWΔHC (Herod). Double cornucopias with horns parallel and turned left, adorned with grapes.

Reverse: EθN PXA CH (Ethnarch), war galley facing left with aphalstron, oars, cabin and ram.

Condition: Very Fine

Authenticated and encapsulated by NGC Ancients

Reference: Hendin, 1194

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Herod Archelaus w...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1359410 (stock #NGC.helena)
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$300.00
Antioch Mint; 327-328 CE

Obverse: FL HELENA AVGVSTA. Diademed bust of Helena wearing mantle and necklace, facing right.

Reverse: SECVRITAS REIPVBLICE. Securitas standing left lowering branch with her left hand and raising robe with her right. SMANTI in exergue.

In Choice About Uncirculated condition.

Authenticated and encapsulated by NGC Ancients

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1359405 (stock #NGC.athens.2)
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$1,500.00
Attica, Athens; c. 393-294 BCE

Obverse: Head of Athena facing right wearing helmet with floral scroll and aegis.

Reverse: Owl within incuse square facing. Olive sprig and crescent behind, A-TH-E right field.

Weight: 15.78 g

In Extremely Fine condition. Interesting countermarks.

Authenticated and encapsulated by NGC Ancients

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Reference:

SNG Cop, 63

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1359206 (stock #NGC.tib.2)
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$1,300.00
Lyons Mint; 14-37 CE

Obverse: TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS. Laureate head of the emperor facing right.

Reverse: PONTIF MAXIM. Livia as Pax seated right holding vertical scepter and laurel branch. Chair with ornate legs and single line below.

Weight: 3.42 g

In Extremely Fine condition. Brushed.

Authenticated and encapsualted by NGC Ancients

Worldwide Shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in Price.

Ships from the United States.

Refere...