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Monumental Roman Marble Funerary Statue, Goddess Cybele
Roman Pre AD 1000: item #1205395
2055


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Monumental Eastern Roman Empire Mottled Gray Marble Funerary Statue of Cybele, goddess of Nature & Fertility flanked by set of lions. Two line Greek inscription on front base. circa 3rd Century CE. Under the emperor Augustus (63 BCE - 14 CE,) Cybele enjoyed great prominence thanks to her inclusion in Augustan ideology. Augustus restored Cybele's temple, which was located next to his own palace on the Palatine Hill. 21" high on custom stand. In excellent condition and very heavy marble! Ex:... Click for details

Roman Green Ribbed Glass Cosmetic Container
Roman Pre AD 1000: item #1203186
2053


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Roman Green Ribbed Glass Cosmetic Container #RGC02, Found in Bethlehem. ca 2nd - 3rd Century CE. Approximately 3" high with beautiful earthen encrustation and patina. In excellent condition. Ex: Archaeological Center, Tel Aviv. According to Mark Taylor & David Hill of Roman Glassmakers in the UK, although glass as a workable material has been traced to Sumerian sites in Mesopotamia which date from the 23rd century BC, and despite the great skill in glassmaking techniques practiced by the... Click for details

Roman Carved Bone Fragment Furniture Attachment
Roman Pre AD 1000: item #1202414
2045


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A Roman Carved Bone Fragment Furniture Attachment of female doing daily chores, circa 63 BCE - 330 CE, 1 7/8" high on custom wooden base (4 1/2" x 3 1/4") In excellent condition.

Roman Pottery Skyphos found in the Holy Land
Roman Pre AD 1000: item #1199293
2017


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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. The handles may be horizontal ear-shaped thumbholds that project from the rim (in both Corinthian and Athenian... Click for details

Roman Bronze Head of an Eagle
Roman Pre AD 1000: item #1198407
2006


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Roman Bronze Eagle Head on custom stand, probably from a small knife. Circa 2nd - 3rd Century C.E. 1" high without stand. Small loss between eyes but otherwise in excellent condition. Ex: Bonham's, London. The eagle was extremely important to the Roman military, beyond merely being a symbol of a legion. A lost standard was considered an extremely grave occurrence, and the Roman military often went to great lengths to both protect a standard and to recover it if lost; for example, see the... Click for details

SOLD SEPARATELY: Roman Bone Handles with Geometric Pattern
Roman Pre AD 1000: item #1198280
2004


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SOLD SEPARATELY: Roman Bone Handles incised with geometric patterns originally from functional utensils. Circa 2nd - 3rd Century C.E. Each approximately 5" high and in excellent condition. Ex: Arieh Klein collection, Israel.

Roman Basalt Head of a Mythical Griffin from Syria
Roman Pre AD 1000: item #1196371
1997


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Found in Syria, Roman stylized head of Griffin with deep eye sockets. With bulging eyes, hooked beak, and spiky mane. Folds on neck and above eyes. Basalt is the most common type of solidified lava; a dense dark gray fine-grained igneous rock that is composed chiefly of plagioclase feldspar and pyroxene. Circa 2nd Century C.E. Head is 6 1/2: high attached on custom stand. Ex: Christie's New York, Private Japanese collection, 1980s. Griffin-type creatures combining raptor heads and mammalian... Click for details

Roman Amber Glass Vessel
Roman Pre AD 1000: item #1196166
1990


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$2,400 

Roman Amber Glass vessel with flared lip, long neck and ribbed cylindrical body on custom stand. Circa 2nd - 3rd Century. 4 3/4" high, intact and in excellent condition. According to Mark Taylor & David Hill of Roman Glassmakers in the UK, although glass as a workable material has been traced to Sumerian sites in Mesopotamia which date from the 23rd century BC, and despite the great skill in glassmaking techniques practiced by the Egyptians and Syrian; the technique of blowing glass into light... Click for details

Roman Green Glass Balsamarium
Roman Pre AD 1000: item #1196139
1987


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A Roman dark green glass double balsamarium with a glass thread spiraling horizontally around upper body and applied handles reaching from shoulder to rim. Roman ca. 2nd - 3rd century C.E. Found in the Holy Land. 4" high. A balsamarium is an ancient vessel for holding balsam, a sweet smelling oil or soothing ointment. Ex: Archaeological Center, Tel Aviv Israel. According to Mark Taylor & David Hill of Roman Glassmakers in the UK, although glass as a workable material has been traced to Sumerian... Click for details

Roman Green Glass Balsamarium
Roman Pre AD 1000: item #1195867
1986


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A Roman green glass double balsamarium with applied handles reaching from shoulder to rim and beautiful patina. Roman ca. 2nd - 3rd century C.E. Found in the Holy Land. Intact and in excellent condition. 4 3/4" high. A balsamarium is an ancient vessel for holding balsam, a sweet smelling oil or soothing ointment. Ex: Archaeological Center, Tel Aviv Israel. According to Mark Taylor & David Hill of Roman Glassmakers in the UK, although glass as a workable material has been traced to Sumerian sites... Click for details

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