Biblical-Period Pottery Artifacts from the Holy Land


Old Testament-period Holy Land, late Bronze Age, c. 1200-1000 BC. Large creme buff single-handled dipper cup. Nice example with flared lip and raised knob on top of thick handle. Small area where it was burned in antiquity. 140x110 mm (5 1/2" x 4 1/4"). ref: Amirian, R. Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land. Ex-Timeline Galleries, UK. Great big piece! #271020: $325

Palestine, Early Bronze Age, c. 3100 - 2900 BC. Nice terracotta amphoriskos, with net pattern painted in red around the bottom portion. Some minor rim chipping. H: 4 1/4" (10.8 cm). A very attractive example of early pottery from the Holy Land! Ex-Hamedian Gallery, Old City, Jerusalem. #861206: $375

Holy Land, c. 1,000 - 600 BC. Excellent large creme buff terracotta pitcher. Of nice, heavy construction, completely intact but with some minor chipping to rim. Earthen encrustation. 6" (15.2 cm) tall. Ex Midwest collection. Excellent display piece! #0910-141: $599

Holy Land, c. 1200 - 800 BC. Beautiful thin-walled terracotta bowl. Made of pink-orange clay body, nicely thrown with angled bottom and small disk base. H: 2" (5.1 cm); Dia: 4 1/2” (11.5 cm). Minor rim chipping, an attractive example! Ex-Hamedian Gallery, Old City, Jerusalem. #861200: $225

Old Testament-period Holy Land, late Bronze Age, c. 1200-1000 BC. Creme buff single-handled dipper cup. Nice example with flared lip and prominent raised knob on top of thick handle. ref: Amirian, R. Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land. Neat piece! 104x90 mm (4" x 3 78"). Ex-Timeline Galleries, UK. #271022: $299

Holy Land, Bronze Age, c. 2000 - 1500 BC. Very nice grey-ware bottle. The body ovoid with small flared foot, the neck very narrow with ridged mouth. Some light restoration to the rim and some pitting and spalling on the surfaces. 110 mm (4 1/4") tall. Ex Donald Simmounds coll., UK. A gorgeous piece! #A12183: $375

Holy Land, Early Bronze Age, c. 3100 - 2900 BC. Interesting large terracotta amphoriskos, with globular body and tall spout, a small lug handle to either side. H: 6" (15.3 cm). Intact with light earthen encrustation. Ex-Hamedian Gallery, Old City, Jerusalem. #861202: $475

Holy Land, Bronze Age, c. 1500 - 1250 BC. Nice terracotta pyxis, the body squat with vertical sides, short necked with outward turned lip. A thick loop handle to either side. Intact and an attractive form. H: 3 1/2" (8.9 cm). Ex-Hamedian Gallery, Old City, Jerusalem. #861204: $475

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HUGE terracotta Holy Land oil or wine jug, FOUND IN JERUSALEM. c. 1200 - 800 BC. Amazing desert sand patina. Stands 150 mm (6 inches) tall! A magnificent display-piece with graceful, pinched spout. Intact--no restoration. Ex-Hamedian Galleries, Jerusalem. #5981: $375 SOLD

Holy Land, c. 1500-800 BC. Tall terracotta oil vase / vial. Measures 4 3/4 inches tall. Flat, heavy base makes it very stable standing on its own. Would look great with some dried flowers inside! $125 SOLD
Holy Land, c. 1500- 800 BC. Beautiful two-handled terracotta cooking-pot. FOUND IN JERUSALEM. Made for hanging over a stove. Small restoration to one of the handles and spout... nearly invisible. A charming piece, 100 mm (3 3/4") across x 75 mm (3") tall. Ex-Hamedian Galleries, Jerusalem. #5953: $325 SOLD
Holy Land pottery dipper-cups, c. 3200-2200 BC. Clobular in shape, with flat bases, flared rims and thick, round-sectioned handles. measure 70-120 mm tall. ref: Amirian, R. Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land. A fantastic group! #tl679: $300 each.

Judaea, Herodian period, circa "year zero", c. 1st Century BC/AD. Roman terracotta jar with globular body, short neck and flared mouth. H: 2 3/4" (7 cm). Intact, light deposits. A pleasing example! Ex-Hamedian Gallery, Jerusalem. #861207: $250 SOLD

Holy Land, Early Bronze Age, c. 3100 – 2900 BC. Terracotta jar with globular body, short neck and thick rim. Surfaces somewhat burned in antiquity! H: 4" (10.2 cm). Light earthen deposits. Ex-Hamedian Gallery, Old City, Jerusalem. #861205: $199 SOLD

Holy Land, c. 1,850 - 1,550 BC. Middle Bronze age terracotta juglet, with cylindrical body and flat base. The shoulder is sharply defined and the neck very narrow with outward turned rim. The single handle is divided by a deep groove. Earthen encrustation. 5 1/8" (13 cm) tall. Ex-Southern California collection. A very neat and interesting piece. #0910-137: $299 SOLD

Old Testament-period Holy Land offering dish, 1st millennium BC. Nice little buff dish with straight walls and circular foot. Some repair. 100 mm (4") diameter. Neat piece. #271050: $175 SOLD

Holy Land, c.1200 – 800 BC. Old Testament-period, late Bronze Age. Nice ceramic single-handle oil dispenser or juglet. The body squat and cylindrical with constricted neck, double-row handle and flared mouth with flattened rim. Intact, minor age cracks on base. 3 3/4". A very interesting vessel. Ex Los Angeles collection. #AH2002: $299 SOLD

Holy Land. Iron Age, c. 1000 - 600 BC. Nice black-ware juglet. The body rounded with knob on bottom, the neck tubular and lightly flared, single handle at side. H: 4 1/2" (11.4 cm). Handle re-attached, the surfaces with heavy earthen deposits. Doesn't come with stand. Ex Dr. Gilles collection, Germany, acquired prior to 1970. #AH2008: $150 SOLD

Holy Land. Bronze Age, c. 2000 - 1550 BC. Terracotta juglet. missing the base and repaired from pieces, Heavily encrusted with earthen deposits. H: 2 3/4" (6.9 cm). Ex Dr. Gilles collection, Germany, acquired prior to 1970. An interesting and inexpensive example. #AH2009: $99 SOLD
Canaanite, c. 1730-1550 BC. Small buff juglet with rounded base and single handle. Intact with nice grey coloration and heavy earthen encrustation. As-found! 87 mm (3 1/2") tall. Interesting piece! #271027: $225 SOLD

Old Testament-period Holy Land. Bronze Age Judaea, Third Millennium BC. A gorgeous red-ware bowl. Lots of original red pigment overall, and brush-marks still visible in the center. Delicate eggshell construction, only one piece of expert restoration to part of the rim. A great piece with great charm! 130 mm (5 1/8") diameter. Found in Jerusalem! Ex-Hamedian Galleries, Jerusalem. #90916-6055: $325 SOLD

Old Testament-period Judaea, Middle Bronze Age II, 2000-1550 BC. A lovely single-handled terracotta drinking cup. FOUND IN JERUSALEM. Expertly repaired along ancient break lines, with a lovely desert-sand tone. Measures 90 x 80 mm (3 1/2 x 3 1/8"). Ex-Hamedian Galleries, Jerusalem. #90914-5999: $250 SOLD

Ancient Holy Land, Judaea. Bronze Age, c. 1500-1200 BC. Nice terracotta juglet. Beautiful form, with rounded body and single, sweeping handle. Intact with some earthen encrustation. Stands 96 mm (3 3/4") tall. Very nice! #901270: $299 SOLD

Judaea, Herodian period, circa "year zero", c. 1st Century BC/AD. Small Roman terracotta jar. With round body, short neck and flared mouth. H: 3 1/8" (8 cm). Minor chip at bottom, light earthen deposits. Ex-Hamedian Gallery, Jerusalem. #861208: $250 SOLD

Ancient Holy Land, Judaea. Bronze Age, c. 2000-1500 BC. Small terracotta juglet. Wide body and arched handle comprised of two fused "straps". Some restoration. 84x87 mm (3 1/4 x 3 5/16"). #901269: $199 SOLD

Holy Land. Iron Age, c. 1000 - 600 BC. Shallow terracotta bowl with low ring base and flattened rim. Dia: 4 7/8" (12.4 cm). Intact with age crack and some internal pitting, earthen deposits. Ex Dr. Gilles collection, Germany, acquired prior to 1970. #AH2010: $135 SOLD

A large and attractive Holy Land red slipped terracotta bowl, 3rd Millennium BC, hand modeled with flat base. Intact with a small raised decorative device on the rim. Nice red slip with some burnishing on the outside. Large piece, 9" diameter, stands 4" tall. A very nice and well-preserved early terracotta bowl! Could still be used to hold fruit, decorations or other lightweight displayable items in the home! Ex-Touma Dabbah Collection, acquired in the 1960's. #1210166: $350 SOLD

Old Testament-period Holy Land, late Bronze Age, c. 1200-1000 BC. Creme buff single-handled dipper cup. Nice example with flared lip and raised knob on top of thick handle. Feels great in-hand! ref: Amirian, R. Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land. Ex-Timeline Galleries, UK. 130x65 mm (5" x 2 1/2"). Very nice! #271021: $299 SOLD

Holy Land, Early Bronze Age, c. 3,100 - 2,900 BC. Group of 2 red slipped terracotta vessels. The first is a double-handled jar with widely flared mouth, 4 3/4" (12.2 cm) tall. The second vessel is a single-handled jar, 3 3/4" (9.5 cm) tall. Ex Midwest USA collection. Interesting, budget-priced examples! #0910135 (1 & 2): $250 each or $399 for both! SOLD

Holy Land, Bronze Age, c. 1550 - 1200 BC. Nice and large orange-buff pottery bowl, with raised disk foot and angled shoulder with outward turned lip. Some minor rim chipping, but a nice example with well-preserved surfaces. H: 2 7/8" (7.3 cm), Dia: 6 3/8" (16.3 cm). Ex-Hamedian Gallery, Old City, Jerusalem. Could still be filled with displayables! #0611194: $350 SOLD

Holy Land, Herodian period, c. 37 BC-5 AD. Handsome buff pottery vessel. With two wide strap handles and round body with parallel concentric grooves. H: 4 1/4" (10.8 cm). Intact! An excellent example and nice, large display piece. Ex. Los Angeles private collection. #1011291: $399 SOLD

Judaea, Herodian period, circa "year zero", c. 1st Century BC/AD. Small terracotta jar with ribbed sides, the sides tapering down to a flattened base. The sides are decorated with concentric grooves , the neck short and mouth with vertical sides. H: 3 1/2" (8.9 cm). Few minor rim chips and earthen deposits. Ex-Hamedian Gallery, Old City, Jerusalem. #861203x2: $275 SOLD

Old Testament-period Holy Land, late Bronze Age, c. 1200-1000 BC. Nice redware pottery drinking cup. Single handle with broad body. Intact with nice reddish color, some earthen deposits. 136 mm (5 1/2"). ex-New Jersey federal judge's collection, ex-Coincraft, London, purchased early 1990's. #JK72016: $225 SOLD

Old Testament-period Holy Land. Bronze Age Judaea, Third Millennium BC. Gorgeous red-ware terracotta single-handled footed cup. Intact with lovely red tone. FOUND IN JERUSALEM! Ex-Hamedian Galleries, Jerusalem. 85 mm (3 1/4") tall. #90915: $299 SOLD