News about Israeli Antique
Israeli artists earn their due at Jennifer V. Roth June 16 auction
NEW YORK – Jennifer V Roth Auctions presents an auction of fine works by women artists and Ethiopian artists in an exciting June 16 sale titled “Israeli & International Art.” Lots will begin closing at 2 pm Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available now through LiveAuctioneers.
Israeli experts announce discovery of more Dead Sea scrolls
JERUSALEM — Israeli archaeologists on Tuesday announced the discovery of dozens of Dead Sea scroll fragments found in a desert cave and believed hidden during a Jewish revolt against Rome nearly 1,900 years ago.
After outcry, Israeli museum calls off sale of Islamic art
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s premier museum for Islamic art has scrapped the planned auction of scores of rare and precious items after public outcry over the attempted sale, which had been expected to fetch millions of dollars from wealthy private collectors.
Israeli dig unearths trove of early Islamic gold coins
JERUSALEM (AP) – Israeli archaeologists announced Monday the discovery of a trove of early Islamic gold coins found during recent salvage excavations near the central city of Yavne.