A CANAANITE TERRACOTTA WINE PITCHER

A CANAANITE TERRACOTTA WINE PITCHER


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1285906
Biblical Artifacts
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Late Bronze Age I; 1550-1400 BCE

Wheel made, this vessel is composed of a globular body and a slender neck terminating in a wide mouth with a trefoil rim. The vessel sits on an applied foot and a handle is drawn from rim to shoulder. The jug is finished with a white slip and the shoulder is decorated with a reddish-brown paint. The decoration is entirely geometric and consists of two registers delineated by three thick horizontal bands; the upper register is decorated with vertical bands and dots while the lower registered is filled with intersecting inverted Vs.

In excellent and original condition.

17.27 x 14.97 cm (6.8 x 5.5 inches)

Certificate of Authenticity and Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority Included.

Bibliography:

Ruth Amiran, “Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land”, p. 146, pl. 46 var.