Auction 65 Coins, Weights, Seals, Jewelry, Oil Lamps, Glass, Antiquities
Thursday, 27.9.18 (Your local time)
Israel
 Mazal Dagim St., Old City of Jaffa
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LOT 393:

A TERRACOTTA MODEL OF A TEMPLE

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Sold for: $17,000
Estimated price:
$ 9,000 - $10,000
Auction house commission: 18%
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Iron Age I, 11th-10th century BCE. 30 cm high, 17 cm wide, 13 cm deep. The entrance is supported by two pillars topped by busts of naked women, each with three breasts and hands forming proto-aeolic capitals. The fronton is unadorned but is topped by an eagle. In very good condition and very rare. For a similar temple model but with tambourine players pillars, see: Pierre Amiet et all, Der Königs Weg, 9000 Jahre Kunst und Kultur in Jordanien un Palästina, p. 128-30. Ex S.M. collection, Herzliya Pituah.
Estimate: $ 9,000 – 10,000

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