A HOLY LAND TERRACOTTA ZOOMORPHIC VESSEL
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: item # 668325
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45 Jaffa Gate, Opposite David Citadel Entrance
P. O. Box 14646, Jerusalem 9114601, Israel
tel. 972 2 583 7606
|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) Worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price. Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority. Bibliography: Jonathan Tubb, “Bible Lands: Discover the Holy Land” (New York, 1991), p. 18-19.|