Holy Land art artifacts

Byzantine oil lamp - Holy land pottery - Astarte - Pilgrim flask - True cross
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Astarte glass roundel ritually broken, 5th-4th century B.C. Holy Land area, black stamped glass with figure of Astarte with necklace, 3 cm high. Private collection

Astarte glass roundel ritually broken, 5th-4th century B.C. Holy Land area, black stamped glass with figure of Astarte with necklace, 3 cm high. Private collection

Jordanian alabaster cosmetic palette,  7th-6th Century B.C. In the form of a stylised figure, both the front and back of the approximately rectangular palette/body with dot and circle border on three sides, with incised patterned edges, surmounted by a stylised head incised with large almond-shaped eyes, the headdress with 'feathered' lappets, pierced above the neck, 9cm high. Private collection

Jordanian alabaster cosmetic palette, 7th-6th Century B.C. In the form of a stylised figure, both the front and back of the approximately rectangular palette/body with dot and circle border on three sides, with incised patterned edges, surmounted by a stylised head incised with large almond-shaped eyes, the headdress with 'feathered' lappets, pierced above the neck, 9cm high. Private collection

Canaanite silver and gold figure,  middle Bronze Age, circa 2000-1500 B.C. The elongated slender figure depicted standing with its right arm outstretched with the fist pierced to hold a weapon, now missing, wearing a tall pointed sheet gold crown, a sheet gold kilt at the waist, with styised facial features, the nipples applied and the navel incised, tangs beneath the feet, 26 cm high. Private collection

Canaanite silver and gold figure, middle Bronze Age, circa 2000-1500 B.C. The elongated slender figure depicted standing with its right arm outstretched with the fist pierced to hold a weapon, now missing, wearing a tall pointed sheet gold crown, a sheet gold kilt at the waist, with styised facial features, the nipples applied and the navel incised, tangs beneath the feet, 26 cm high. Private collection

Levantine seven branched candlestick Menorah, 5th-7th century A.D. With horizontally ribbed stem on tripod base in the form of three dolphins with raised tails looking outward. Four double spirals between the candlestic arms. On top seven tiny pots which served as oil containers, 36.5 cm high. Private collection

Levantine seven branched candlestick Menorah, 5th-7th century A.D. With horizontally ribbed stem on tripod base in the form of three dolphins with raised tails looking outward. Four double spirals between the candlestic arms. On top seven tiny pots which served as oil containers, 36.5 cm high. Private collection

Canaanite Syro-Hittite terracotta anthropomorphic lamp, Middle Bronze Age IIa, 2000-1750 B.C.  The stylized face image can be compared with Syro-Hittite - Northern Canaanite Middle Bronze Age terracotta bird face idols. The lamp shape can be compared with the Canaanite lamps of the period, 13 cm long. Private collection

Canaanite Syro-Hittite terracotta anthropomorphic lamp, Middle Bronze Age IIa, 2000-1750 B.C. The stylized face image can be compared with Syro-Hittite - Northern Canaanite Middle Bronze Age terracotta bird face idols. The lamp shape can be compared with the Canaanite lamps of the period, 13 cm long. Private collection

Cananean votive bronze statuette figuring a standing divinity, late 2nd millennium B.C. 12.6 cm high. Private collection

Cananean votive bronze statuette figuring a standing divinity, late 2nd millennium B.C. 12.6 cm high. Private collection

Caananite bronze deity, late Bronze Age, 1400-1200 B.C.  Depicted seated and wearing a long tasselled robe with triple-ribbed belt, large pendant necklace and loop earrings, crowned with a tall conical headdress, the arms bent at the elbow and held up in front, the feet resting on a stool, 14.6 cm high. Private collection

Caananite bronze deity, late Bronze Age, 1400-1200 B.C. Depicted seated and wearing a long tasselled robe with triple-ribbed belt, large pendant necklace and loop earrings, crowned with a tall conical headdress, the arms bent at the elbow and held up in front, the feet resting on a stool, 14.6 cm high. Private collection

Caananite bronze warrior, Middle Bronze Age, 2nd millenium B.C. Standing with his feet together atop a high conical tenon, wearing a short kilt with his dagger at his waist, his arms held forth, each wielding a long spear, with broad shoulders and protruding pectorals, his large head with rounded ears, a prominent nose, deeply-recessed eyes and a pointed chin, 12.7 cm high. Private collection

Caananite bronze warrior, Middle Bronze Age, 2nd millenium B.C. Standing with his feet together atop a high conical tenon, wearing a short kilt with his dagger at his waist, his arms held forth, each wielding a long spear, with broad shoulders and protruding pectorals, his large head with rounded ears, a prominent nose, deeply-recessed eyes and a pointed chin, 12.7 cm high. Private collection

Roman pilgrim flask, 1st century A.D. Eatern Mediterranean Holy land pottery pilgrim flask with one little handle used to carry Holy water from pilgrims, 18.2 cm high. Private collection

Roman pilgrim flask, 1st century A.D. Eatern Mediterranean Holy land pottery pilgrim flask with one little handle used to carry Holy water from pilgrims, 18.2 cm high. Private collection

Pilgrim flask, Coptic Egypt, 480- 650 A.D. Depicting Saint Menas on eithe side, flanked by camels, his arms outstretched in blessing, above each arm is a quincunx, representing a cross, all within a beaded circular border. These small flasks were probably produced at the pilgrimage center of Abu Mena, south-west of Alexandria, to sell to the devout as a souvenir of a visit and have been deduced to have contained holy water or oil from the shrine, 9.5 high. Private collection

Pilgrim flask, Coptic Egypt, 480- 650 A.D. Depicting Saint Menas on eithe side, flanked by camels, his arms outstretched in blessing, above each arm is a quincunx, representing a cross, all within a beaded circular border. These small flasks were probably produced at the pilgrimage center of Abu Mena, south-west of Alexandria, to sell to the devout as a souvenir of a visit and have been deduced to have contained holy water or oil from the shrine, 9.5 high. Private collection

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