Rim diameter 17 cms (6.7 ins): Height 10 cms (3.9 ins). Special Reduced Price as part of a promotion: Held till 6 August Amongst the earliest of civilisations which flourished in the barren Bible lands, the peoples of the Early Bronze Age who built the first cities produced pottery, which was beautifully and simply crafted. Such decoration to the bowl is typical of the early Bronze Age period in this region. Holy Land Early Bronze Age Amphoriskos. Holy Land Early Bronze Age Amphoriskos A terracotta amphoriskos decorated with a red slip pattern.
The vessel has two pierced lugs for suspension at the shoulders, just below a wide-lipped neck, bulbous body decorated with applied red line group painting around the body and neck which would point to the southern culture of Palestine (see Amiran notes, below, page 49). Complete and intact except for an irregular rim and surface wear; with encrustations. Height 11.1 cms (4.4 ins).
Reference: For a similarly decorated and shaped vessel see Photo 42-45; Amiran, R. 1969 Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land.Amongst the earliest of civilisations which flourished in the barren Bible lands, the peoples of the Early Bronze Age who built the first cities produced pottery, which was beautifully and simply crafted. Proof of posting is obtained for all items (copy available on request).
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The item "Holy Land Early Bronze Age Amphoriskos 3000 BC" is in sale since Wednesday, November 25, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antiquities\Near Eastern". The seller is "grimstonian" and is located in West Sussex. This item can be shipped worldwide.