AN EARLY JEWISH LIMESTONE OSSUARY
AN EARLY JEWISH LIMESTONE OSSUARY

ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.

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AN EARLY JEWISH LIMESTONE OSSUARY
Roman Period, Circa 1st Century B.C.-1st Century A.D.
The hollow rectangular box on four low feet, the front and right sides red-slipped, the front engraved with an abstract design composed of zigzag lines, including three distinct menorot, the large central menorah seven-branched, with straight arms and a tripod base, a five-branched menorah on each side with curving arms, angled toward the center, all within a border
14½ in. (36.8 cm.) wide
Provenance
with David Hendin, New York, 1990.
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