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Phoenician glass head pendant, 5th-4th century B.C. Carthaginian rod formed of light blue glass with an opaque yellow face, with applied dark blue ringlets of hair along the forehead and a dark blue ribbed beard, the opaque yellow ears with opaque white blob earrings, the eyes dark blue on white on dark blue, with arching dark blue brows above, the mouth in opaque yellow, surmounted by a light blue suspension loop, 5.4 cm long. Private collection

Phoenician glass head pendant, 5th-4th century B.C. Carthaginian rod formed of light blue glass with an opaque yellow face, with applied dark blue ringlets of hair along the forehead and a dark blue ribbed beard, the opaque yellow ears with opaque white blob earrings, the eyes dark blue on white on dark blue, with arching dark blue brows above, the mouth in opaque yellow, surmounted by a light blue suspension loop, 5.4 cm long. Private collection

Punic 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

Punic 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

Phoenician art, eye of Horus bone inlay, Phoenician, 1st millennium B.C. Phoenician art, Phoenician bone inlay in the shape of an Egyptian Udjet Eye, 3.5 cm long. Private collection

Phoenician art, eye of Horus bone inlay, Phoenician, 1st millennium B.C. Phoenician art, Phoenician bone inlay in the shape of an Egyptian Udjet Eye, 3.5 cm long. Private collection

Phoenician glass pendant of bearded head,  4th-3rd century B.C. The earliest type of head-pendants date to the 6th century B.C. and were produced in Phoenicia, more evolved type was probably made in the latter's main colony Carthage as a great many of these pendants have been found there, 6.3 cm. George Ortiz collection

Phoenician glass pendant of bearded head, 4th-3rd century B.C. The earliest type of head-pendants date to the 6th century B.C. and were produced in Phoenicia, more evolved type was probably made in the latter's main colony Carthage as a great many of these pendants have been found there, 6.3 cm. George Ortiz collection

Phoenician glass head pendant, 5th-4th century B.C. Carthaginian glass rod formed of dark blue glass with an opaque white face and nose, with applied transparent amber ringlets of hair along the forehead and longer spiraling curls for the beard, with opaque white blob ears with opaque yellow blob earrings above and below, the open mouth of opaque yellow, with dark blue eyes outlined in opaque white and dark blue, surmounted by a dark blue suspension ring, 3.5 cm high. Private collection

Phoenician glass head pendant, 5th-4th century B.C. Carthaginian glass rod formed of dark blue glass with an opaque white face and nose, with applied transparent amber ringlets of hair along the forehead and longer spiraling curls for the beard, with opaque white blob ears with opaque yellow blob earrings above and below, the open mouth of opaque yellow, with dark blue eyes outlined in opaque white and dark blue, surmounted by a dark blue suspension ring, 3.5 cm high. Private collection

Phoenician oil lamp, Punic pottery oil lamp with two wick holes, 2nd-1st century B.C. Phoenician oil lamp, Punic pottery oil lamp with two nozzles, saucer lamp, high flat base, string cut. This kind of lamps was produced after the fall of Carthage in 145 B.C. somewhere in the interior of the country, their form originates from the Eastern saucer lamps and was in use from 7th to 2nd century B.C. These lamps were exported to the Mediterranean and imitated locally, 8 cm

Phoenician oil lamp, Punic pottery oil lamp with two wick holes, 2nd-1st century B.C. Phoenician oil lamp, Punic pottery oil lamp with two nozzles, saucer lamp, high flat base, string cut. This kind of lamps was produced after the fall of Carthage in 145 B.C. somewhere in the interior of the country, their form originates from the Eastern saucer lamps and was in use from 7th to 2nd century B.C. These lamps were exported to the Mediterranean and imitated locally, 8 cm

Phoenician art, Phoenician oil lamp, Punic pottery oil lamp with two wick holes, 2nd-1st century B.C. Phoenician oil lamp, Punic pottery oil lamp with two nozzles, saucer lamp, high flat base, string cut. This kind of lamps was produced after the fall of Carthage in 145 B.C. somewhere in the interior of the country, their form originates from the Eastern saucer lamps and was in use from 7th to 2nd century B.C. These lamps were exported and imitated, 8 cm long. Private collection

Phoenician art, Phoenician oil lamp, Punic pottery oil lamp with two wick holes, 2nd-1st century B.C. Phoenician oil lamp, Punic pottery oil lamp with two nozzles, saucer lamp, high flat base, string cut. This kind of lamps was produced after the fall of Carthage in 145 B.C. somewhere in the interior of the country, their form originates from the Eastern saucer lamps and was in use from 7th to 2nd century B.C. These lamps were exported and imitated, 8 cm long. Private collection

Phoenician figurines from the Temple of Obelisks at Byblos, Lebanon, gilded bronze 8th-7th century B.C.

Phoenician figurines from the Temple of Obelisks at Byblos, Lebanon, gilded bronze 8th-7th century B.C.

Punic terracotta incense burner in the form of a female bust with kernophoros, North Africa, 3rd-2nd century B.C. 18 cm high. Private collection

Punic terracotta incense burner in the form of a female bust with kernophoros, North Africa, 3rd-2nd century B.C. 18 cm high. Private collection

Phoenician bronze bowl,  7th century B.C. With central omphalos, decorated on the interior with incised petals radiating from the central boss, two bands of twirls serving as groundline for the outer register showing a frieze of four winged sphinxes walking to the left, with slender feline bodies and female heads, wearing skull-caps over their curly hair, alternating with palmettes, another band of twirls below the rim, 15 cm diameter. Private collection

Phoenician bronze bowl, 7th century B.C. With central omphalos, decorated on the interior with incised petals radiating from the central boss, two bands of twirls serving as groundline for the outer register showing a frieze of four winged sphinxes walking to the left, with slender feline bodies and female heads, wearing skull-caps over their curly hair, alternating with palmettes, another band of twirls below the rim, 15 cm diameter. Private collection

Phoenician mask, Phoenician pottery mask,  6th-3rd century B.C. Phoenician mask, Phoenician pottery mask, Phoenician pottery miniature mask of a deity, 7.5 cm high. Private collection

Phoenician mask, Phoenician pottery mask, 6th-3rd century B.C. Phoenician mask, Phoenician pottery mask, Phoenician pottery miniature mask of a deity, 7.5 cm high. Private collection

Phoenician pottery mask, 1st millenium B.C. Punic pottery mask showing head of bearded man, 11.3 cm high. Private collection

Phoenician pottery mask, 1st millenium B.C. Punic pottery mask showing head of bearded man, 11.3 cm high. Private collection

Phoenician bronze idol, 3rd-2nd millennium B.C. Bronze figure of a man with arms spread and wearing a conical hat, 12.5 cm high. Private collection

Phoenician bronze idol, 3rd-2nd millennium B.C. Bronze figure of a man with arms spread and wearing a conical hat, 12.5 cm high. Private collection

Carthaginian glass head pendant, 5th-4th century B.C. Rod-formed of dark blue glass, the opaque yellow face with a fringe of blue blobs for the hair, the dark blue beard vertically ribbed, with blue on white on blue eyes below arching blue brows, the mouth and ears opaque yellow, with opaque white earrings, surmounted by a dark blue suspension loop, 8.1 cm high. Private collection

Carthaginian glass head pendant, 5th-4th century B.C. Rod-formed of dark blue glass, the opaque yellow face with a fringe of blue blobs for the hair, the dark blue beard vertically ribbed, with blue on white on blue eyes below arching blue brows, the mouth and ears opaque yellow, with opaque white earrings, surmounted by a dark blue suspension loop, 8.1 cm high. Private collection

Punic large bowl with stand with polychrome color, Graeco-punic, 3rd century B.C. Among others on the corpus two friezes of plastic ribs, between metopes with painted blossoms. Above on the front large rosettes. White, red, pink, blue, brown and black color on white ground. Separate stand with profiles and pink color on white ground, 32 cm high. Private collection

Punic large bowl with stand with polychrome color, Graeco-punic, 3rd century B.C. Among others on the corpus two friezes of plastic ribs, between metopes with painted blossoms. Above on the front large rosettes. White, red, pink, blue, brown and black color on white ground. Separate stand with profiles and pink color on white ground, 32 cm high. Private collection