Ancient Roman Glass from Israel.
Roman Glass had many uses in the first century and we read about inside the biblical texts where in Gethsemane, Jesus asks God the Father "Would you take this cup away from me".
Cups and other home-wares had multiple uses in the first century including items such as tear bottles that were used to collect tears as memories. Some traditions attribute Tear Read More...
Ancient Roman glass jars and flasks discovered in excavations of early Roman habitations in Israel. Dating from the time of Jesus in Jerusalem these items would have been used by upper class citizens. Ancient glass is a very fragile item made out of a mix between sand and carpons, mostly mouth blown.
Ancient Roman glass tear collectors discovered in and around Jerusalem. Dating from the Second Temple period and time of Jesus. There was a Biblical tradition of collecting tears as we read in Psalm 56:8 "You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in your book."