Rare Ancient Early Bronze Age Abydos wine jar, 3000 BC
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1124305
Aweidah Gallery - Jerusalem based gallery
P.O.Box 51067 - Jerusalem, ISRAEL
Aweidah Gallery is very pleased to present this ancient "Canaanite" Early Bronze Age Abydos ware burnished wine jar with a funnel-shaped mouth and a flat base, dated from, 3300 - 2700 BC
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
Measurements: Height: 21 cm - Diameter: 12 cm
Condition: Good condition
Found in Jericho, Israel
Provenance; Aweidah's collection before 1970 - Registered at the IAAP> ALL ITEMS THAT WE OFFER FOR SALE COME WITH A CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY