A CANAANITE TERRACOTTA DIPPER JUGLET

A CANAANITE TERRACOTTA DIPPER JUGLET


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1285903
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Middle Bronze Age II B-C; c. 1730-1550 BCE

Used for the containment of olive oil this type of juglet was an essential part of life in the Bronze Age. It is composed primarily of a tapering, ovoid body. The funnel shape neck has been pinched in the front to aid the pouring of the oil and a single handle is drawn from rim to shoulder.

In good condition, a slight chip on the rim of the vessel.

24 cm high (9.45 inches)

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Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority

Bibliography:

Ruth Amiran, “Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land”, p. 106-12; pl. 34.