A CANAANITE TERRACOTTA JUG
Catalog:Pottery:Bronze Age: stock #1262383
Late Bronze Age IIB; c. 1340-1200 B.C.
Composed of a biconical body on a ring base with a small everted rim and a single applied handle. Decorated with a light slip and red and black painted geometric designs. These designs consists of alternating horizontal black and red bands on the body and the rim of the vessel, vertical black decoration of alternating straight and wavy lines and a hackwork decoration on the handle.
In excellent and original condition. Found in Jerusalem.
8.62 x 8.46 inches (21.9 x 21.5 cm)
Worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.
Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority.
Ruth Amiran, â€śAncient Pottery of the Holy Landâ€ť, (Rutgers University Press, 1970), p.147-151.