6th century Alabastron a white stone perfume Jar
6th – 5th Century B.C alabaster white stone two handled ointment jar discovered in Israel.
The sixth century before Christ is the returning back of the Israelites from Babylon, the Egyptian influence on the Land with all of the cosmetics and beauty that give us the reason why this item was found in Israel, the rebuilding the Temple and time of the Prophet Habakuk.
Zak’s Antiquities is the website of Zak’s fine art and antiquities located on the Christian Quarter road in Jerusalem’s Old City. The shop began in 1964 and has remained as a family owned and operated business till this day. For the past 50 years Zak’s Antiquities has sold ancient coins, antiquities and art authentic to Israel and Jerusalem.