Auction 65 Coins, Weights, Seals, Jewelry, Oil Lamps, Glass, Antiquities
Sep 27, 2018 (Your local time)
 Mazal Dagim St., Old City of Jaffa
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Sold for: $3,400
Estimated price:
$ 2,000 - $2,500
Auction house commission: 18%
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Iron Age II, 7th century BCE. Decorated with black circular lines around the body and the neck and linear decoration on the rim and the handles. A Phoenician inscription on the shoulder reads: צלמ "God". Minor hole at the lower side is filled. In very good condition. 29.5 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. Mentioned by Andre Lemaire in: Eretz-Israel 29, 2009, p. 99*.

Estimate: $ 2,000 – 2,500

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