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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1250909 (stock #3057)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$2,500.00
A Large Middle Bronze Age II Pottery Jug, ca. 1735 BCE, from the Age of the Patriarchs, Abraham, Isaac, & Jacob. Found in the Holy Land. Intact and in excellent condition. 18" High x 12 1/2" Diameter. Ex: Biblical Artifacts, Jerusalem. Around 1950 BCE, urban life revived in Canaan. For the first time, palaces were built in the largest settlements. These palace-towns controlled nearby villages and vied with one another for power...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1152949 (stock #1785)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$2,200.00
Sumerian Terracotta Foundation Cone, ca. 1900 BCE. The foundation cone was the last piece inserted in the building upon its completion. It was dedicated to a high ranking official or to a God, and was to insure good fortune for the edifice and its surroundings. 6" in height and on custom stand. Small hairline crack, but in otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1152817 (stock #1776)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$2,500.00
Roman Aubergine Glass Flask, ca 3rd-4th Century CE. 5" in height. Delicately pear shaped flask. Rare aubergine color. Finely carved handles from rim to neck with wonderful patina. Small base missing.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1183679 (stock #1894)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,500.00
Syro-Hittite Pottery Fertility Goddess, Bird Faced Goddess. Astarte the Israelite Goddess of Fertility, Cream colored clay goddess with large ears, pointed nose and expressive eyes, conical breasts and primitive drapery. Hands missing and small chip on frontal base. Ancient Asia Minor (Syria/Turkey), 2nd Millennium B.C.E. On custom base, 4 3/4" high (without base).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1182107 (stock #1849)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Large Cypriot Bichrome Trefoil Oinoche, Iron Age, Cypro-Archaic Period, ca. 750 - 600 BCE. Such pieces probably had Phoenician prototypes in metal or ceramic. Geometric and symmetrical decoration in vivid shades of brown. Small indentation on one side at firing, but in excellent condition. Intact and in excellent condition. 11" high & 8" diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1183474 (stock #1888)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$9,000.00
Magnificent hollow molded Gallo Roman Pottery Head of a Bearded Male. Gallo Roman describes the Romanized culture of Gaul (present day France) under the rule of the Roman Empire. With deeply incised hair and wavy beard composed of separated curls, gentle eyes and broad nose, minor surface wear and on custom black stand. In excellent condition, Circa 2nd Century C.E., 4 7/8" high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1196166 (stock #1990)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$2,400.00
Intact Roman Amber Glass vessel with flared lip, long neck and ribbed cylindrical body on custom stand. Circa 2nd - 3rd Century. 4 3/4" high and in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1199293 (stock #2017)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$3,500.00
From the collection of Teddy Kollek, first mayor of unified Jerusalem, Roman Terracotta Skyphos decorated with palmette motif found in the Holy Land. Spherical body with wide mouth, hemitropic handles and flaring foot. Small portion of rim repaired from original piece, otherwise in excellent condition. 4 1/4" high. Skyphos is a two handled deep wine cup on a low flanged base or none...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1153290 (stock #1800)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Etruscan Bronze Bull Head, ca. 5th Century BCE. Impressive mold with expressive mouth, eyes, and large ears. Pointed horns and inlay of marble on forehead. Flange behind right ear and missing behind left ear which we believe this artifact to be a bronze attachment. Beautiful black and green patina. 2" in height and in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1245965 (stock #3054)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Shimon Bar Kochba Silver Denarius or Zuz, 132 - 135 CE. Obverse: Paleo - Hebrew inscription. Reverse: Fluted Juglet with Paleo - Hebrew inscription.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1152824 (stock #1779)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Hellenistic Terracotta Oil Lamp with Inscription on Reverse, ca. 363-330 BCE. Knob handle. Radial lines extending from filling hole. 3 1/2" in length and in excellent condition. Found in the Holy Land. Ex: Archaeological Center, LTD. Jerusalem.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre 1700 item #1245892 (stock #3052)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
16th Century Contract Dated 1556 written in ancient Italian dialect on papyrus. Papyrus size is 6 1/4 wide at top and tapering to 5 1/2" wide at bottom. Framed and between two panes of glass, frame is 19 3/4" High x 10 3/4" Wide. Ancient Regional Script before the unification of a standard Italian Language. Arabesque script with a Seal drawn at bottom of contract. Small paragraph of script on reverse which is seen through glass...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1198268 (stock #2001)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$11,500.00
Roman Bronze of Mythical Hercules (Heracles) The muscular bearded hero depicted nude, standing with right leg relaxed and bent at the knee. His right hand holding gnarled club while lion skin draped over his left forearm. An attribute in his fisted left hand. Circa 1st - 3rd Century. Bronze 3" high and height on custom lucite stand is 5 1/2". In excellent condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1209492 (stock #2076)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$4,000.00
Persian Avian Pottery Juglet, Circa 3rd Millennium BCE, in globular form with neck of juglet in shape of a bird' s head. Bulbous eyes, opened beak, some earthen encrustation due to age but intact and in excellent condition. 8 1/4" High. Ex: Barakat Gallery, CA.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1209507 (stock #2077)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$900.00
Iron Age I Terracotta Pyxis, circa 1200 - 926 BCE, found in the Holy Land. Short flared mouth with twin handles. Beautiful earthen encrustation from years of burial, but in excellent condition. 3" high x 4 1/4" diameter. Ex: Archaeological Center, Old Jaffa
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1153310 (stock #1802)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Roman Pottery Oil Lamp with Bull Motif, ca. 2nd Century CE. Beautifully crafted mold-made Roman oil lamp. Grape leaves and flowers on shoulders and nozzle. Flat knob handle and double ring base. Central motif is intricately carved standing zebu bull. A truly rare oil lamp. 3 /34" in length and in excellent condition. Found in the Holy Land. Ex: Barcay collection Jerusalem
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1153350 (stock #1809)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
SOLD AS A GROUP: Six Roman Pottery Oil Lamps, ca. 2nd-4th Century CE. Found in the Holy Land, in various shapes and sizes. All intact and in good condition. Ex: Archaeological Center, Old Jaffa. The earliest known lamps were adapted from ordinary, plain pottery bowls filled with oil; the wick was simply placed in the oil and lit. Later on, a pinched rim was devised in order to ensure a steady, controlled supply of oil to the wick. In time, this pinched rim developed into a real spout...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1183827 (stock #1899)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$900.00
Campanian Teano Ware Kernos with four cups used to hold multiple offerings. Flaring rims set on deep, ridged circular base, Simple decoration of incised lines around bowls and wall of base, rows of dots above and below lips, circa 290 B.C.E., 4" high, pigment faded from aging but in excellent condition. The kernos was used primarily in the cults of Demeter and Kore, and of Cybele and Attis.