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ANCIENT CYPRIOT BURNISHED POTTERY BILBIL, 1550 BC

ANCIENT CYPRIOT BURNISHED POTTERY BILBIL, 1550 BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1375595

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BURNISHED POTTERY BILBIL
Cypriot; Holy Land – Late Bronze Age, 1550 – 1200 BC

Burnished pottery spindle-shaped body, long cylindrical ridged neck, flat out-turned broad rim, flat handle from neck to shoulder, splaying base. Dark brown to blacl smooth burnished suface.

During the Late Bronze Age little jugs, known, as "Bil-bils" were importaed into Canaan. They have been discovered at various sites in Israel. Lachish, Jerusalem, and Gezer, mostly in funerary contexts.

Cypriot ceramic imports found in Israel Ref. Ancient pottery of the Holy Land (Amiran, 1969 PL.54.8).

Measurements:
Height: 15 cm
Width: 6 cm

Condition: Intact

Excavated in Jerusalem, Holy Land

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