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Auction #56: Ancient Coins & Antiquities was held on April 17th, 2014 at the Dan Hotel, Tel Aviv. You can view or right-click to download a 2-page PDF of the realized prices and a low-res or high-res PDF file of the catalog.
Previously, the most recent auction, #55, was held at the Dan Tel Aviv Hotel on September 24th, 2013. You can download the catalog as a PDF file (4mb) and request a higher-resolution version from Robert.
Auction #54 was held at the Dan Tel Aviv Hotel on Wednesday, March 27th, 2012. You can download the 90-page catalog with images in low-res (2mb) or high-res (46mb) and a 2-page PDF file of the realized prices.
Among recent auctions, #53, #52, #51, #50, #49, #48 and #47 also featured ancient coins and antiquties, #46 featured the Gershon Bineth Collection of Ancient Glass, #45, #44, #43, #42 and #41 featured ancient coins and weights; and #40 featured the Arnold Spaer Collection of Hellenistic and Roman lead weights, Byzantine and Crusader lead bullae, and antiquities. Auction #39 featured old maps and prints depicting Jerusalem and the Holy Land while #38 featured coins, weights, seals and seal impressions, jewellery, a samaritian inscription, oil lamps, glass, antiquities and last minute antiquities consignments.
In fact, every item from every auction going back from #49 to #27 in April 2002 can still be searched and viewed here on the web site.
My latest contribution is A Note on a Medallion of Antoninus Pius from Neapolis: The Largest Medallion Minted in Palestine’ published in the Israel Numismatic Journal, 2010.
Archaeological Center manager Robert Deutsch writes articles on ancient seals and inscriptions.
His latest contribution is A Note on a Medallion of Antoninus Pius from Neapolis: The Largest Medallion Minted in Palestine’ published in the Israel Numismatic Journal, 2010.
View the newest — and of course the oldest — additions to the sales inventory.
$490 each (from group or similar)
Terracotta oil lamps
$190 for a similar item
Islamic terracotta oil lamps
$150 for a similar item
The Archaeological Center is also a publishing house. We’re pleased to announce Archaeological Center Publications’ newest release: Teshurot LaAvishur.
You can view photos of archaeological sites I’ve supervised, in particular Megiddo’s Area M.
Because inscriptions preserve historical information explicitly, they are the most important type of archaeological find. And the real value of an epigraphical find is arguably not the item itself but its publication.
I write and publish books exploring inscriptions from Biblical times.