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