These rare collectible clay and Roman glass perfume flask antiquities have been discovered on archaeological excavations in the Holy Land. Read More...
Authentic artifacts that come with a certificate of authenticity from the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) and all required documents for export.
Zak’s antiquities specializes in Biblical perfume flask artifacts going back Phonetician times through to the Roman period with many items from the time of Jesus.
Before the Roman period, glass was very valuable and very scarce. Glass was even more valuable than Gold during the Hellenistic period. These glass vessels were made in a sand core mold and were limited to only very small vessels.
Around the beginning of the first century, however, the Romans developed a technique of glass blowing, which allowed the creation of many new designs and shapes, and led to the widespread use of glass in the entire Roman Empire.
Collectible pieces such as ancient clay perfume flasks from the King David and Second Temple period to Roman period an Jesus time.
They buried him in his own tomb which he had cut out for himself in the city of David, and they laid him in the resting place which he had filled with spices of various kinds blended by the perfumers' art; and they made a very great fire for him. (2 Chronicles 16:14)