Ancient Roman Glass Jar Discovered in Samaria
Authentic Anointment container Jar from the 3rd century A.D. (Roman Period)
A very rare and unique jar with three handle’s Two on Sides and large one above.
Light blue color with a handle nice patina.
Anointment Jars 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. This allowed the creation of many new designs and shapes, and led to the widespread use of glass in the entire Roman Empire.
This piece of glass comes from a first century Roman glass vessel which was used in daily life during the time of Jesus. Many of these pieces originate from broken tear bottles which were used to collect the tears of a person to remember times of repentance or morning. This small, broken piece of glass.
But when a whole Roman glass is found in a perfect condition which happens as a not normal found in archaeological sites become a a capital and investment.
Discovered in the Jezreel Valley in Israel.
Comes with a certificate of authenticity and all required documents for export approval.
Shipped to you direct from Jerusalem.
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.