A HERODIAN TERRACOTTA SPOUT PITCHER
Catalog:Pottery:Holy Land: stock #670498
Herodian Period; c. 37 B.C. -70 A.D.
A pouring vessel with a circular body, flared neck, small pouring spout and thin handle attached to the rim and shoulder of the vessel. Wheel made with the spout applied by hand. Made of reddish clay with natural patina present. Found in Bethlehem. In very good and original condition.
7.5 inches (19.1 cms) high; 4.9 inchs (12.9 cms) maximum diameter; 1.8 inches (4.5 cms) base diameter.
Metal stand, shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.
Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority.
Stanislao Loffreda, â€śHoly Land Pottery at the Time of Jesusâ€ť, (Franciscan Press, 2003)