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A HOLY LAND TERRACOTTA ZOOMORPHIC VESSEL
Late Bronze Age; c. 1550-1200 B.C.

In the form of a horned quadruped, most likely a calf or a cow, with loop handle and open snout for pouring. Several sources suggest that this specific type of vessels was used as a feeding bottle. Found near Hebron. Very rare piece in very good and original condition.

7.1 x 4.5 inches (18.03 x 11.43 cms)

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Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority.

Bibliography:

Jonathan Tubb, “Bible Lands: Discover the Holy Land” (New York, 1991), p. 18-19.



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