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The Barakat Gallery is a fifth generation family owned and operated business, founded in Jerusalem over 125 years ago. The Gallery is a purveyor of museum quality ancient art specializing in Classical antiquities, Near Eastern, Biblical, Chinese, Pre-Columbian, Byzantine, Asian, African and Primitive arts. Whether you are a collector, a scholar, a designer, an investor, or just an appreciator, the Barakat Collection has something for you. Please browse through the centuries in the following pages and feel free to contact us at any time should you have questions, comments, or further inquiries. Should you wish to do a comprehensive search of our entire product inventory please click the link below.

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Indulgences

Coins. Reach into any pocket or purse and you’re certain to find a few. They are an integral part of daily life, so ubiquitous that we rarely think about them. Few objects are as universally employed by human culture. Throughout the world, every civilized society uses coins as a medium of exchange. Coins serve as a kind of propaganda, an advertisement for the aims and ambitions of the people who mint them.

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Puja and Piety: Hindu, Jain, and Buddhist Art from the Indian Subcontinent

This exhibition celebrates the complexity of South Asian representation and iconography by examining the relationship between aesthetic expression and the devotional practice, or puja, in the three native religions of the Indian subcontinent.

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New Arrivals: Pre-Columbian Jade

The exquisite beauty and incredible strength of jade resulted in the belief by numerous Pre-Columbian cultures that this remarkable stone had qualities of both power and magic. Crafted by expert artists, this extraordinary medium was used for the creation of spirited works of art--objects that gave substance to myth and its symbolic language.

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