Ancient Early Bronze Age Abydos wine jug, 3000 BC
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RED SLIP POTTERY WINE PITCHER
CANAANITE, Early Bronze Age, 3100 – 2700 BC
Beautiful Abydos ware burnished wine jug with a long neck, large handle and funnel-shaped mouth and a flat base.
Height: 23 cm
Found in Jericho, Israel
Abydos ware (a-BY-dos ware)
First found in an Egyptian royal tomb in Abydos, Abydos Ware has since been found in Egyptian royal tombs elsewhere as well. Abydos Ware is of Canaanite origin and indicates extensive trade. Abydos Ware was important in trading wine and oils, and includes several different groups.
Ceramic vessels effectively sweat, keeping insides much cooler than outside while losing liquid. This will basically ruin wine by losing liquid, creating some sort of awful vinegar liquid. Polishing the ceramic and applying combs are strategies to prevent it from sweating
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