Authentic Late Bronze Age Clay ‘Bilbil’ medicine jug.
This is an excellent piece which was imported from Cyprus during the Late Bronze period, and was found in Israel.
This type of vessel is called a bilbil, and was used to store medicine.
The shape of this piece has led some scholars to believe that it was used for opium, although this is still debated.
Found in Israel.
Height: 13.5 cm.
Comes with a certificate of authenticity and all required documents for export approval.
Isaiah had said to Hezekiah’s servants, “Make an ointment from figs and spread it over the boil, and Hezekiah will recover.” (Isaiah 38:21)
Shipped to you direct from the Holy Land.
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.