Rooster-Shaped Clay Water Whistle. Beth Shean 3rd-4th Century C.E.

Rooster-Shaped Clay Water Whistle. Beth Shean 3rd-4th Century C.E.

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$34.95
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Material: Pottery

Height: 11 cm / 4.3"

Width: 11 cm / 4.3"

This amazing piece will draw admiring looks and wondrous inquiries as it adorns your mantel or office desk!

The clay rooster whistles when filled with water. According to a popular belief, this is an early Christian artifact, symbolizing the cock's crowing the "good news" of Christianity to the world.

This item comes with a certificate of authenticity from the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.  Enclosed is a short description of its historical background in English and Hebrew.