A very brightly red burnished Early Bronze Age storage vessel from the Holy Land with two strap handles at the neck. Alternating incised dots and raised bumps around the top of the neck. The red burnished surface is very well preserved. Possibly for the storage of drinking liquids such as beer or water.
Holy Land, C. 2900 BC.
Condition: Small chips to the top of the rim otherwise in near perfect condition. Excellent colour still remaining in this example.
Size: 16.2cm Height.
Provenance: Ex. Essex Collection, acquired in 2014. This comes with our usual certificate of authenticity.
Ref: Ruth Amiran, Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land, 1963.
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