A CANAANITE TERRACOTTA BICHROME AMPHORA

A CANAANITE TERRACOTTA BICHROME AMPHORA


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1213322
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Late Bronze Age; c. 1550-1200 B.C.

A small ovoid body with a small neck and an everted rim. A small applied foot and two applied handles on the shoulders of the vessel. Black and red decoration throughout consisting of alternating horizontal red and black bands on the widest part of the body as well as the neck; red horizontal bands on the handles and vertical black and red decoration on the upper part of the body and shoulders.

In excellent and original condition. Found in Hebron.

8.2 x 5.5 inches (20.83 x 13.97 cm)

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Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority.

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Produced by local Canaanite craftsmen during the Late Bronze Age these pieces were largely influenced by similar vessels imported from Cyprus. They are distinguishable from their imported counterparts by the type of clay used and the lack of, or minimal, slip.