01 septembre 2012

Roman Sidonian Manganese Purple Mold-Blown Barrel Vase

Roman Sidonian Manganese Purple Mold-Blown Barrel Vase. Israel, 1st Century AD. Photo Royal-athena galleries With tendril frieze around the waist; ribbing at the shoulder and lower body; highly iridescent. H. 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.). Price $5,000Ex collection of Gershon Bineth (d. 1973), Jerusalem; Ricklis collection, NY, acquired in the early 1970s.Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2011, no. 139. http://www.royalathena.com
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16 septembre 2010

Ancient Roman Mosaic from Israel on View @ Metropolitan Museum

Mosaic Floor. Roman, ca. A.D. 300. Excavated at Lod (Lydda), Israel. Stone tesserae. Israel Antiquities Authority and the Shelby White and Leon Levy Lod Mosaic Center. Image: Courtesy of the Israel Antiquities Authority September 28, 2010–April 3, 2011 In 1996, workmen widening the Jerusalem–Tel Aviv road in Lod (formerly Lydda), Israel, made a startling discovery: signs of a Roman mosaic pavement were found about three feet below the modern ground surface. A rescue excavation was conducted immediately by the Israel... [Lire la suite]
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