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AN EARLY BRONZE AGE BOWL WITH SPOUT
Catalog:Pottery:Bronze Age: stock #1311578

Early Bronze Age I; 3100-2900 BCE

The bowl is an excellent example of Early Bronze Age pottery of the Northern Levant. It is composed primarily of a hemispherical body with an omphalos on the base. An upturned spout with a flaring rim extends from the front of the bowl. This spout is a characteristic of the period and region in which it was produced and can be found on a variety of bowls and teapots. A small loop handle is present on the back of the bowl and the entire vessel is decorated with a burnished red slip.

In excellent and original condition.

17 x 11 x 8.5 cm (6.69 x 4.33 x 3.34 inches)

Worldwide Shipping and Certificate of Authenticity Included in Price.

Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority.

Bibliography:

Ruth Amiran, “Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land”, (Rutgers University, 1970), p. 41-43; pl. 9

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An omphalos is a central depression present on the bottom of a vessel which creates a raised center on the interior. The term comes from the Greek word omphalos which literally means naval.
AN EARLY BRONZE AGE BOWL WITH SPOUT
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