The ancient alabaster items in this category have been discovered on archaeological excavations in the Holy Land.
Alabaster stone was imported to Israel from Egypt in ancient times, so it was very expensive. Therefore, it was used to make vessels that held precious liquids, such as perfume, during the first century.
And, behold, a woman in the city, which was a sinner, when she knew that Jesus sat at meat in the Pharisee’s house, brought an alabaster box of ointment (Luke 7:37)
Zak’s antiquities specializes in ancient biblical artifacts operating from a family owned business on the Christian Quarter road since 1964.
You are invited to visit Zak and feel the bustling surrounding his store. Come and enjoy a cup of tea and chat about the vast range of antiquity. His knowledge of antiquity and alabaster jars shall fascinate you.
Orders are shipped to you direct from Jerusalem.