A MIDDLE BRONZE AGE TERRACOTTA PREFUME JUGLET

A MIDDLE BRONZE AGE TERRACOTTA PREFUME JUGLET


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1293634

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Middle Bronze Age IIB-C; 1730-1550 BCE

This red burnished juglet is composed of a piriform body on a button base. The neck is short and thin and terminates in a thick, everted rim. A handle is attached from the below the rim of the vessel to the shoulder. The juglet is additionally decorated with a series of deep red painted bands on the shoulder and body of the vessel.

In very fine condition.

Height: 12 cm (4.72 inches)

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Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority.

Bibliography:

Ruth, Amiran, “Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land”, (Rutgers University, 1970), p. 112; pl. 34.

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Used primarily for the containment of perfume and other precious oils this vessel would have been a decorative as well as a functional addition to the ancient 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)