A LARGE CANAANITE TERRACOTTA FOUR HANDLE AMPHORA


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 668654

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Middle Bronze Age II; c. 1950-1550 B.C.

A rare, large terracotta amphora with four handles. Found in Hebron. In excellent and original condition, no restoration or cracks.

33 inches (83 cms) high; 22 inches (54 cms) maximum diameter; 7 inches (17 cms) rim diameter

A large metal stand, worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.

Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority

Bibliography:

The Israeli Museum Collection –Jerusalem .

Israel Antiquities Authority – Jerusalem.

Ruth Amiran, “Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land” (Rutgers University Press, 1970), p. 102-105.

“Holman Bible Dictionary”, (Brodman and Holman Publishers, 1991)