AN ISREALITE DIPPER JUGLET
Please refer to our stock # P.163 when inquiring.
Iron Age IIC (800-586 BCE)
Composed of an cylindrical body with a short neck and a slightly everted rim. A handle is attached from the rim to the shoulder of the juglet. Finished with a burnished black slip typical of this period.
In very good condition.
Height: 7.5 cm (2.95 inches)
Worldwide Shipping, Display Stand and Certificate of Authenticity Included in Price.
Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority.
Ruth Amiran, “Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land” (Rutgers, 1970), p. 259-65; pl. 89.
Commonplace and essential items during the Iron Age, dipper juglets such as this one would have been used to remove oil from its large household storage container for its use in oil lamps, etc.
Command the Israelites to bring you clear oil of pressed olives for the light so that the lamps may be kept burning. (Exodus 27:20)