From Jerusalem, ancient Late Bronze Age "Cypriot" highly burnished pottery bilbil.
During the Late Bronze Age little jugs, known as "Bil-bils" were importaed into Canaan. Analysis of substances found inside some of them has shown that they were used to hold the drug opium. The shape of the jug is strikingly like that of an upturned poppy head. ...click for details
Aweidah Gallery is pleased to present to your this extremely rare ancient Cypriot "Late Bronze Age" Bull-shaped Rython, dated from, 1200 BC
Long Cylindrical hollow body. Short neck with ridge for dewlap and a filling-hole on its nape, short narrow tubular muzzle with spout for pouring; upright horns, tiny ears, impressed pellets for eyes, short legs, tail in relief along hind-quarters of body; flat loop hand ...click for details