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 407:

A CYPRIOT TERRACOTTA AMPHORA

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Sold for: $5,500
Estimated price:
$ 4,000 - $4,500
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Iron Age II, 7th century BCE. Decorated with black and brown circular, linear and concentric circles. Two identical, partly faded Phoenician inscription on shoulders read: אמ(-----)בעל בת אללמ "…Baal daughter of Gods". The amphora is in very good condition. 24.5 cm high. For a similar amphora from Megiddo see: Megiddo II, Pl. 89:7 and Ruth Amiran, Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land, 1969, p. 288:26; S. Hadjisavvas, The Phoenician Period Necropolis of Kition, 2012, p. 231:1. Ex S.M. collection, Herzliya Pituah.
Estimate: $ 4,000 – 4,500

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