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Ancient Pottery
Late Roman - Byzantine, Holyland (Syro-Palestinian), Bi-Lanceolate Pottery Oil Lamp, c. 300 - 500 A.D.

|Oil| |Lamps|, |Late| |Roman| |-| |Byzantine,| |Holyland| |(Syro-Palestinian),| |Bi-Lanceolate| |Pottery| |Oil| |Lamp,| |c.| |300| |-| |500| |A.D.|
Adler notes these lamps are found throughout the northern part of Israel, especially in Beit Shean and Hamat Gader, and date to the fourth and fifth centuries. At this time, Beit Shean, was primarily Christian, but evidence of Jewish habitation and a Samaritan synagogue indicate established minority communities. Hamat Gader was already a well known health and recreation site in Roman times, mentioned in Strabo, Origen and Eunapius, as well as the Rabbinic literature. Construction of the bath complex began in the 2nd century by the 10th Roman Legion, which was garrisoned in nearby Gadara (modern Umm Qais). The ancient Hebrew name means hot springs of (the ancient city of) Gadara. The Arabic name El-Hamma preserves this, and the name of the tel located near the site, Tel Bani, is a corruption of the Latin word meaning "baths." The empress Aelia Eudocia composed a poem praising the qualities of the multiple springs which was inscribed so that visitors could see it as they went into the pool. The photo to the right is of the ancient Roman baths. Click the photo to see a larger image.Hammat Gader Baths
AL93918. Bi-lanceolate pottery oil lamp; Adler Collection (website) type N2; 8.0 cm (3 1/8") long, near Choice, complete and intact, light encrustation, wear, c. 300 - 500 A.D.; pink-buff clay, mold made with incised decoration, the body includes the entire lamp from tip of nozzle to tip of "tongue" handle, wide rim surrounds a large fill hole, incised herring-bone geometric wreath pattern on narrow convex shoulders, two incised lengthwise lines on the handle, incised lines between fill hold rim and nozzle; bi-lanceolate oil lamp BETTER condition than the lamp in the photo, limit one per customer please; $80.00 SALE PRICE $72.00


Greek, Attic White Ground Lekythos, c. 5th Century B.C.

|Pottery| |Antiquities|, |Greek,| |Attic| |White| |Ground| |Lekythos,| |c.| |5th| |Century| |B.C.|
A lekythos (plural lekythoi) is a type of Greek pottery used primarily for storing olive oil and perfumes. Most are decorated with a fine-line figural designs. A large number of this white-ground lekythos style are known from graves (especially Athenian graves) were they were left by the family of the dead. The white ground paint was fragile and not suitable for heavy use. Red-figure and entirely black-glazed lekythoi were much more durable and popular for everyday use.
AP63817. Attic white ground lekythos; cf. CVA Finland 1, pp. 60-63; 45 cm (17 3/4") tall, reassembled from many fragments, near complete, a bit lop-sided but stands, c. 5th century B.C.; cup mouth, narrow neck with a loop-shaped handle, long cylindrical body gracefully tapered from the shoulder to the round base, disk foot; mouth neck, base and foot black, figural design obscure; from a New Jersey collector; SOLD


Kingdom of Israel, Pottery Juglet, Iron Age I A & B, 1200 - 800 B.C.

|Pottery| |Antiquities|, |Kingdom| |of| |Israel,| |Pottery| |Juglet,| |Iron| |Age| |I| |A| |&| |B,| |1200| |-| |800| |B.C.|
Time of David (1,007-970 B.C.).

From the collection of Alex G. Malloy, former dealer in antiquities for 40 years.

Found in Israel.
AM48141. Pottery juglet; cf. Amiran Pl 86: 2; black, wheel-made, bulbous body, tall neck, slightly flare rim, strap handle from shoulder to rim, round base, Choice, intact, 2 inches high; SOLD


Kingdom of Israel, Pottery Bowl, Iron Age I, 1200 - 800 B.C.

|Holy| |Land| |Antiquities|, |Kingdom| |of| |Israel,| |Pottery| |Bowl,| |Iron| |Age| |I,| |1200| |-| |800| |B.C.|
Time of Samuel and Judges.

From the collection of Alex G. Malloy, former dealer in antiquities for 40 years.

Found in Israel.
AH48135. Pottery bowl; cf. Amiran pl. 60, 1; buff, wheel-made, ovoid body, vertical side rim, pedestal ring base, 2 inches high x 6 inches diameter, Superb, intact, SOLD


Columbia, Guacari Region, Narino, Red Glazed Zoomorphic (Frog) Pot, c. 1000 A.D.

|Pre-Columbian| |Antiquities|, |Columbia,| |Guacari| |Region,| |Narino,| |Red| |Glazed| |Zoomorphic| |(Frog)| |Pot,| |c.| |1000| |A.D.|
 
AE61811. Narino, Zoomorphic Pot, 2.5 inches, burnished red glazed vessel with rim decorated with a molded frog, intact, SOLD







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