Beautifully preserved ancient Roman Glass Jar discovered in Jerusalem.
Among the different Roman Glass discovered in the Holy Land, this type of ‘table glass jug’ is notable for its pleasing and elegant form. This beautiful Roman Glass jug has elongated proportions, an easily held colored handle.
Before the Roman period, glass was made with a sand core mold, and was extremely expensive. During the Roman period, glass blowing was invented, which changed the entire glass industry. Glass became much more common.
Used in Homes 3rd century AD Jerusalem area.
This unique Ancient Roman glass has beautiful ‘patina’ – It was found half in soil and the other side was in touched by air creating this patina that is very rare.
Size: 12 x 8 cm
Weight: 128 gram
Decorated Roman glass makes a very unique and excellent gift as a family heirloom or just a nice investment.
Then he said, “Go around and get jars from all your neighbors. Get empty jars, many of them. Then go in and shut the door behind you and your sons. Pour the oil into all these jars, and set aside each one that is full.” (2 Kings 4:3-4)
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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.