Phoenician art artifacts

Phoenician oil lamp - Phoenician glass head - Phoenician mask - Punic oil lamp - Carthaginian - Phoenician art
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 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 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

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