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Canaanite Terracotta Protome / Attachment Sacred Bull Head
Holy Land : Caananite Pre AD 1000: item #1351292
3195

Canaanite Terracotta Protome / Attachment Sacred Bull Head

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500.00 

Canaanite Terracotta Protome / Attachment of a Sacred Bull Head, ca. 1400 BCE. Found in the Holy land. Ex: Archaeological Center Ltd, Jerusalem. 2 1/2" high x 2 1/4" diameter. Fragment of a bull in relief, probably handle from a pottery jug. In very good condition. Canaan was the ancient Biblical region of the Levant. It is also a Semitic personal name or surname used by Arabic and Hebrew-speaking people. The worship of the Sacred Bull throughout the ancient world is most familiar to the Western... Click for details

Canaanite Terracotta Idol of a Sacrificial Ram
Holy Land : Caananite Pre AD 1000: item #1351288
3194

Canaanite Terracotta Idol of a Sacrificial Ram

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1500.00 

Exquisite Canaanite Terracotta Idol of a Sacrificial Ram, ca. 1400 BCE. 3" x 1 3/4" x 4 1/2". Intact and in excellent condition. Very old collection label with "Caaninite" misspelled. Ex: Archaeological Center Ltd, Jerusalem. Probable used for a Cultic ritual ceremony involving the sacrifice of a ram. Artifact is contemporaneous with sacrifice of a ram by Abraham in lieu of his son Isaac (Genesis 22) No single geographical definition for the land of Canaan exists in the Bible (Num. 34:2–12;... Click for details

Hittite Bronze Bull, Anatolia
Holy Land : Caananite Pre AD 1000: item #1350346
3169

Hittite Bronze Bull, Anatolia

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4600.00 

Hittite Bronze Bull, Anatolia, 2nd - 1st Millennium BCE. Bronze is 3" x 4" x 1", on custom stand 4 1/2" x 4" x 1 1/2". One horn chipped and the other repaired. The Hittites were an Ancient Anatolian people who established an empire centered on Hattusa in north-central Anatolia around 1600 BC. This empire reached its height during the mid-14th century BC under Suppiluliuma I, when it encompassed an area that included most of Anatolia as well as parts of the northern Levant and Upper Mesopotamia.... Click for details

Bronze Prutah Coin Necklace, Porcius Festus 59 CE, in 14K Modern Gold
Holy Land Pre AD 1000: item #1350336
3168

Bronze Prutah Coin Necklace, Porcius Festus 59 CE, in 14K Modern Gold

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1250.00 

Bronze Prutah Coin Necklace, Procurator of Judea, Porcius Festus under Roman Emperor Nero, 58 - 62 CE, Setting 14K Contemporary Gold with motif of the Gates of Jerusalem. Star of David on locket bail. Coin 1/4" diameter, Setting 1 1/2" diameter. Chain 26" long. Obverse: "NEP/ωNO/C" (Nero) in wreath tied at the bottom with an X. Reverse: Palm branch "KAICAPO" (Caesar) and date LE (year 5) According to Forum of Ancient Coins, Porcius Festus succeeded Felix as Procurator of Judea under the... Click for details

Bar Kokhba Bronze Coin / 18K Gold Necklace, Third Year of Revolt
Holy Land Pre AD 1000: item #1350330
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Bar Kokhba Bronze Coin / 18K Gold Necklace, Third Year of Revolt

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Bar Kokhba Bronze Coin from Third Year of Revolt, 135 CE. Handmade 18K Contemporary Setting with nine small diamonds and single sapphire. Coin is 3/4" diameter and in excellent condition. 18K gold setting is 1 1/2" diameter. Chain is 24" in length. Obverse: Seven Branch Palm tree with inscription in ancient Hebrew "Shimon" Reverse Vine leaf around inscription in ancient Hebrew "Freedom of Jerusalem.) Shimon Bar-Kokhba (15 - 135 CE) was the leader of the Jewish revolt against Rome between 132 and... Click for details

Chalcolithic Buff Pottery Flange Juglet
Holy Land : Caananite Pre AD 1000: item #1304466
3141

Chalcolithic Buff Pottery Flange Juglet

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900.00 

Chalcolithic Buff Pottery Flange Juglet, ca. 4400 - 3300 BCE. Found in the Holy Land, 4 1/2" x 6" x 4 1/4". Small chips and earthen encrustation, but in very good condition. In ancient Israel, olives, grapes, pistachio nuts and dates were first domesticated in the Chalcolithic period. he discovery of the metal in the Chalcolithic Age resulted in the development of trade between the local or remote civilizations, and they established a well network of trading centers where they had exchanged... Click for details

Maccabean Bronze Coins in Contemporary Sterling Silver Pendant
Holy Land Pre AD 1000: item #1300619
3137

Maccabean Bronze Coins in Contemporary Sterling Silver Pendant

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Maccabean Bronze Coins (1st Century BCE) in Contemporary Sterling Silver Ring Setting. Bronze coins 3/8" diameter. From the Maccabean Revolt to the Hasmonean Dynasty (165-37 BCE) According to Coins Weekley, at the end of the Fifth Syrian War (202-195 BCE) Judah was incorporated into the Seleucid Empire and ruled from Syria. Subsequently, Jewish society was increasingly exposed to Hellenistic influences and ideas, which led to tensions with Orthodox Judaism and subsequently the so-called... Click for details

Maccabean Bronze Coins in Contemporary Sterling Silver Ring
Holy Land Pre AD 1000: item #1300618
3136

Maccabean Bronze Coins in Contemporary Sterling Silver Ring

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Maccabean Bronze Coins (1st Century BCE) in Contemporary Sterling Silver Ring Setting. Bronze coins 3/8" diameter. From the Maccabean Revolt to the Hasmonean Dynasty (165-37 BCE) According to Coins Weekley, at the end of the Fifth Syrian War (202-195 BCE) Judah was incorporated into the Seleucid Empire and ruled from Syria. Subsequently, Jewish society was increasingly exposed to Hellenistic influences and ideas, which led to tensions with Orthodox Judaism and subsequently the so-called... Click for details

Kingdom of Judah Bronze Dagger, Iron Age II
Holy Land : Judean Pre AD 1000: item #1294730
3099

Kingdom of Judah Bronze Dagger, Iron Age II

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1600.00 

Iron Age II, Kingdom of Judah, Bronze Dagger, Israel 8th - 6th Century BCE. Bronze dagger is 1 1/8" high x 8 1/4" long x 1/8" deep with contemporary lucite handle and in custom olive wood case. Ex: Arieh Klein collection, Jerusalem. According to the Penn Museum, in Iron Age II, nation-states arose in the southern Levant. Territory and nationality joined family and town as sources of identity. The kingdom of Israel under David and Solomon is the best known example of the "new states" of the Iron... Click for details

Bronze Prutah Widow's Mite
Holy Land : Christian Pre AD 1000: item #1267388
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Bronze Prutah Widow's Mite

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A bronze Widow's Mite or Prutah, minted by Alexander Jannaeus, King of Judaea, 103 - 76 B.C. obverse: anchor upside-down in circle, reverse: star of eight rays. Mark 12:41-44, The Widow’s Offering: 41 Jesus sat down opposite the place where the offerings were put and watched the crowd putting their money into the temple treasury. Many rich people threw in large amounts. 42 But a poor widow came and put in two very small copper coins, worth only a few cents. 43 Calling his disciples to him,... Click for details

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