An early Jewish limestone Ossuary
Lot 61
An early Jewish limestone ossuary
Sold for £4,500 (US$ 7,559) inc. premium
Auction Details
An early Jewish limestone Ossuary
Lot Details
An early Jewish limestone ossuary
Roman Period, circa 1st Century B.C/A.D.
The hollow rectangular box engraved at the front with two roundels containing rosettes with a central menorah, one end decorated with another rosette, set on vestigial legs, with a fragmented curved lid, 12in x 21¾in x 10½in (30cm x 55.5cm x 27cm)

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  • Provenance:
    Private collection of an Austrian diplomat, acquired from 1976-1981.
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