A CANAANITE TERRACOTTA BICONICAL JUG


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1262385

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Late Bronze Age IIB; c. 1340-1200 B.C.

This vessel is composed of a biconical body on a small foot with an everted rim and a single applied handle. Decorated with a light slip and reddish brown painted geometric designs. These designs consists of alternating inverted triangles and four bands of vertical lines in the metope, a series of horizontal bands below and geometric patterns on the rim and handle.

In excellent and original condition.

6.61 x 6.64 inches (16.8 x 16.87 cm)

Worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.

Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority.

Bibliography:

Ruth Amiran, “Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land”, (Rutgers University Press, 1970), p.147, pl 47.