A CANAANITE TERRACOTTA JUGLET
Please refer to our stock # P.157 when inquiring.
Middle Bronze Age IIB-C; 1730-1550 BCE
Sitting on a button base, this vessel is primarily composed of a piriform body with a pronounced shoulder. A handle is attached from just below the vessel's thick rim, to the shoulder. It is decorated throughout with a burnished black slip.
In very fine condition with natural patina present.
Height: 8.5 cm (3.34 inches)
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Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority.
Ruth, Amiran, “Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land”, (Rutgers University, 1970), p. 112; pl. 34.
Used for the containment of perfumes and other precious liquids this vessel would have been a necessary and aesthetically pleasing addition to the Middle Bronze Age household.
“Make these into a sacred anointing oil, a fragrant blend, the work of a perfumer. It will be the sacred anointing oil.” (Exodus 30:25)