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).
Height: 15 cm
Width: 6 cm
Excavated in Jerusalem, Holy Land
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