AN ABYDOS WARE JUGLET
Catalog:Pottery:Holy Land: stock #1371308
Early Bronze II; 2900-2650 BCE
This well proportions juglet sits on a flat base and is composed of an ovoid body. The top of the juglet tapers to a short neck with a flared rim. A single handle is attached from rim to shoulder. It is exquisitely decorated with a red burnished slip indicative of the type with a combed design for additional visual interest.
In excellent condition, slight chip to rim and neck.
From a private American collection.
Ruth Amiran, â€śAncient Pottery of the Holy Landâ€ť, (Rutgers University Press, 1970), p.59-66; pl. 17.