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Authentic Ancient Roman Wine Jar

Authentic Ancient Roman Wine Jar

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Authentic Ancient Roman Wine Jar

  • The oil lamp size: 15X13 CM
  • The age: 63 BCE
  • Found: Jerusalem 
  • The material: Terracotta 
  • Whats comes with the Oil lamp : authentic certificate verifying its age

Product Description:

Transport yourself to the vibrant streets of ancient Rome with this remarkable authentic wine jar, a relic from antiquity. Crafted by skilled artisans over two millennia ago, this jar once held the elixir of Bacchus, the god of wine, and graced the tables of Roman banquets and celebrations. Made of durable terracotta clay, this jar bears the marks of its age, its weathered surface whispering tales of feasts and revelry. With its timeless beauty and historical significance, this Roman wine jar is not just a vessel but a window into the rich tapestry of Roman culture and civilization.

Historical Background: 

Wine played a central role in ancient Roman society, serving as both a beverage and a symbol of status and luxury. The Romans were prolific wine producers, cultivating vineyards across their vast empire and exporting wine to far-flung corners of the known world. Wine jars, like the one depicted here, were essential vessels for storing and transporting wine from vineyard to table.

Roman wine jars were typically made of terracotta clay, known for its durability and porous properties, which helped regulate the temperature and humidity of the wine. These jars came in various shapes and sizes, ranging from small amphorae for personal use to large dolia used for bulk storage.

What's Makes It Unique? 

What sets this authentic Roman wine jar apart is its direct connection to the opulent world of ancient Rome. As a relic of antiquity, this jar offers a tangible link to the rituals and traditions of Roman feasting and hospitality. Unlike modern replicas, this jar bears the patina of age, with surface imperfections and signs of wear that speak to its authenticity. Owning this wine jar allows one to hold a piece of history in their hands, connecting them to the lavish banquets and sumptuous gatherings of ancient Rome. As a symbol of indulgence and refinement, this authentic Roman wine jar stands as a timeless testament to the enduring allure of wine and the enduring legacy of Roman civilization.

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Why us?

"At Hamedian Gallery, our journey spans over 35 years of dedication to excellence in the world of antiquities. Through hard work, passion, and the support of our valued customers, we've achieved remarkable milestones that have shaped our reputation as a trusted source for rare and authentic treasures.

Our breakthroughs in the industry have been fueled by the countless friendships and partnerships we've cultivated along the way. These relationships have not only enriched our collection but have also allowed us to expand our offerings to include a diverse array of items, from Icons and pottery to ancient coins, statues, and carpets.

One of our proudest achievements came when the Israeli Antiquities Authority and The Ministry of Tourism granted us authorization to sell a wide range of antiquities, affirming our commitment to authenticity and integrity. This milestone opened doors to new opportunities, leading to partnerships with international companies and participation in prestigious auctions worldwide.

What sets us apart is our unwavering dedication to authenticity. Every item in our gallery is accompanied by a legal certificate from the Israeli Antiquities Authority, and our inventory is meticulously cataloged and classified by the Israeli Museum. This ensures that our customers can shop with confidence, knowing they are acquiring genuine pieces of history.

To our esteemed customers, we extend our heartfelt appreciation for your trust and support. Thank you for allowing us to share our passion for antiquities with you. We invite you to explore our gallery and discover the timeless treasures that await."