Roman Glass Plate Second Temple Period – found in Jerusalem


Second Temple Period Glass plate used by wealthy Roman knights.

Plate diameter: 11.4″ / 29 cm.

Excellent Patina.


 Second Temple period ancient Roman glass plate discovered during archaeological excavations in Jerusalem, Israel.

We can see from the discoveries around ancient Roman knights digs that these soldiers lived a life of great luxury.

Plate diameter: 11.4″ / 29 cm.
Excellent patina.

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 and gradually become more accessible to everyday people.

Jesus answered, “He is the one to whom I will give this piece of bread after I have dipped it in the dish.” (John 13:26)

This Second Temple period plate comes with a certificate of authenticity and all required documents for export approval.

Shipped 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.

Additional information

Weight 3 kg
Dimensions 4 × 5 × 25 cm