5 HOLY LAND TERRACOTTA VESSELS

13 Jul 2012

art set of terracotta vessels 5 HOLY LAND TERRACOTTA VESSELS

COLLECTION OF 5 HOLY LAND TERRACOTTA VESSELS
LATE ROMAN/BYZANTINE, 3RD-5TH CENTURIES CE., TIME OF KING HEROD
$4,000

Description : Jugs and storage containers all with fine ridged bodies, one and two handled, varying shapes and sizes from 2 3/4″-6″ high, including an interesting twin container.By around 400 CE., Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine (Eastern Roman) Empire was urbanized and prosperous and had become the largest city in the world. Under powerful rulers, including Justin I and Justinian the Great, Byzantium flourished even as the Western Roman Empire was disintegrating. These are examples of some of the influences of well-crafted wares on potters’ wheels), circulating in the Holy Land at this time.By around 400 CE , Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine (Eastern Roman) Empire was urbanized and prosperous and had become the largest city in the world. Under powerful rulers, including Justin I and Justinian the Great, Byzantium flourished even as the Western Roman Empire was disintegrating. These are examples of some of the influences of well-crafted wares (on potters’ wheels), circulating in the Holy Land at this time.
Price : $4,000

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