Portfolio Items

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Mysterious Square Clay Object

A square clay object with a lug or a broken attachment on it’s side. The upper section features a round depression and the base is decorated with incised vertical lines.
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Terracotta Ram's Head (3rd - 4th Cent. CE)

The head of a terracotta zoomorphic figurine with two holes on top for fitting horns. The object is slightly burnt and preserves traces of brown paint. The coarse backside of the object indicates that it was likely attached to a surface of some…
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Lead Bulla with Seal Impression (15th - 16th Cent. CE)

A lead Bulla marked on one side, which might be an Islamic seal impression.
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Lead Bulla with Greek or Cyrillic Inscription (16th - Early 20th Cent. CE)

A lead Bulla (seal impression) featuring Greek or Cyrillic characters on either side.
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Unidentified Pot Sherd with Hebrew Inscription

A pot sherd bearing an incised Hebrew inscription קלע on it’s external surface.
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Decorative Bronze Decorated with Geometric Motifs and Writing

A broke decorated bronze ring with an Arabic inscription.
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Ivory Pendant of an Abstract Animal

A broken ivory pendant carved as an imaginary creature.
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Rounded Limestone Cubes

Polished square or slightly rounded cubes of hard limestone.
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Bronze Inscribed Pendant (16th Cent. CE)

A round bronze pendant-like object. Side A features an Arabic inscription; Side B features a decorative motif.
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Arabic Inscribed Corner Fragment

A corner fragment of an Arabic inscription preserving the word فرن, additional letters are visible to the left and to the bottom of the word.
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Flint Blade Wrapped in a Decorated Lead Blanket (17th - 19th Cent. CE)

A rectangular flint blade wrapped in a decorated lead blanket.