AN ISRAELITE JUGLET FROM THE HOLY LAND
Catalog:Pottery:Iron Age: stock #1359422
Iron Age II A-B; c. 960-700 BCE
This juglet sits on a knob base and is composed of a globular body, a cylindrical neck and a handle attached to the middle of the neck from the shoulder. It is made of grey ware with a black burnished slip.
In excellent and original condition.
Height: 8.6 cm (3.39 inches)
Ruth Amiran, â€śAncient Pottery of the Holy Landâ€ť, (Rutgers, 1970), p. 256; pl. 86, No. 12
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Used primarily for the containment of precious oils such as perfumes, these juglets were used throughout the ancient Levant.
They also made the sacred anointing oil and the pure, fragrant incenseâ€”the work of a perfumer. (Exodus 37:29)