Middle Bronze Age II B-C; c. 1730-1550 BCE
Used for the containment of olive oil this type of juglet was an essential part of life in the Bronze Age. It is composed primarily of a tapering, ovoid body. The funnel shape neck has been pinched in the front to aid the pouring of the oil and a single handle is drawn from rim to shoulder.
In good condition, a slight chip on the rim of the vessel.
24 cm high (9.45 inches)
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Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority
Ruth Amiran, “Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land”, p. 106-12; pl. 34.