Aramaic Incantation Bowl
An ancient Judeo-Aramaic incantation bowl with a spiraling text inscription around the center reading in part, "... I have not been successful as a merchant. I hope that blessing bestows my home that I become successful..."
Ca. 6th - 8th century AD.
Formerly in a New York private collection, previously deaccessioned from an American museum, acquired in Israel in 2007 (with export license) from a collection formed in Israel in the 1980's.