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Hellenistic, Roman & Byzantine Periods
Church aisle mosaic
Kissufim
Byzantine period, 576–578 CE
Hellenistic, Roman & Byzantine Periods
Menorah
Synagogue of Hammath by Tiberias
Byzantine period, 5th century CE
Hellenistic, Roman & Byzantine Periods
Baptismal font hewn in stone
Central church at Herodium
6th century CE
Hellenistic, Roman & Byzantine Periods
Bread stamp divided into four parts by a cross
Tiberias
Early Muslim Period
Hellenistic, Roman & Byzantine Periods
Bronze censers from the Holy Land
Different sites in Israel: Southern Temple Mount, Beit Shean, Shoham, Yatir
Byzantine period
Hellenistic, Roman & Byzantine Periods
Glass oil lamps with wick holders suspended by bronze hanging devices
Shlomi & Evron, Western Galilee; Visitation Church, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, Israel
5th – 7th century
Hellenistic, Roman & Byzantine Periods
Bronze chandelier with a cross in its center designed to hold seven glass oil lamps
Church at Dor, Israel
Byzantine period
Hellenistic, Roman & Byzantine Periods
Eulogia token with a depiction of the Adoration of the Magi
Beit Shean
6th–7th century
Hellenistic, Roman & Byzantine Periods
Ampulla with a depiction of the Annunciation
Provenance unknown
6th century CE
Hellenistic, Roman & Byzantine Periods
Mirror plaques decorated with crosses
Provenance unknown
Byzantine period
Hellenistic, Roman & Byzantine Periods
Bronze cross-pendants decorated with circles
From tombs at different places, Israel
6th–7th century
Hellenistic, Roman & Byzantine Periods
Pottery eulogia ampulla
Caesarea, Israel
Byzantine period
Hellenistic, Roman & Byzantine Periods
Local eulogia ampulla
Ramat Rahel
Byzantine period
Hellenistic, Roman & Byzantine Periods
The Adoration of the Magi depicted on eulogia tokens
Beth Shean and Samaria
Byzantine period
Hellenistic, Roman & Byzantine Periods
Pottery stamp depicting Mary and Jesus with two angels
khirbet Dusawi (east of Gaza)
6th century CE
Hellenistic, Roman & Byzantine Periods
Pottery eulogia ampulla
Outside the Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem, Israel
Byzantine period
Hellenistic, Roman & Byzantine Periods
Chancel screen with a depiction of the cross on Golgotha
The church at Horvat Bata, Carmiel, Israel
6th century CE
Hellenistic, Roman & Byzantine Periods
Pottery ostracon bearing the formula of the Christian creed
Provenance unknown
6th–7th century
Islamic Art & Archaeology
Arab-Byzantine coin
Struck in Damascus
Second half of the 7th century
Islamic Art & Archaeology
Early Islamic coin
Struck in Damascus
698 CE (78 AH)
Islamic Art & Archaeology
Animal-shaped vessel
Beth Shean
8th century CE