Vinegar Juglet Used at Time of Jesus Discovered in Israel


Jug from the time of Jesus

  • Herodian-style small juglet.
  • Second Temple Period pottery.
  • May have been used to store balsam.
  • Stand included
  • IAA Export Approval available.
  • Certificate of authenticity included.

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Herodian terracotta Juglet for storing vengar

At the time of Jesus, clay juglets came in a thin redish. This particular juglet is very similar in size and shape to one that was found in archaeological excavations Bethany.

“And standing behind him at his feet, weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears and wiped them with the hair of her head and kissed his feet and anointed them with the ointment.”  (Luke 7:38)

The Herodian-style clay jugs. It features a rounded, bulbous body, a narrow neck, and a funnel-shaped rim. A handle connects the rim to the body. The body of the juglet features light ribbing, strengthening its thin walls, which are made of reddish clay.

Height: 4″ Inches / 10 CM.

Width: 2.7″ Inches / 7 CM.

Antiquities from the land of the Bible are great investments and teaching tools. They bring the Bible to life in a tangible way, connecting the stories of the Bible with real artifacts that illuminate the text.

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.


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