A substantial Holy Land storage vessel with spherical body and two ledge handles. The vessel has a wide mouth and two ledge handles decorated with crimped edges. Complete and intact; rim ragged. Mostly covered with light accretions and deposits. Height 26.8 cms (10.5 ins).The ledged jar is typical of the early Bronze Age period created during 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. For best references, see chapter 3, Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land: Ruth Amiran. Large Holy Land Early Bronze Age Amphora with ledge handles.
The vessel has a wide mouth and two ledge handles decorated with a gently crimped appearance to the edges. Standing on a flat base.The ledged jar is typical of the early Bronze Age period created during. The earliest of civilisations which flourished in the barren Bible lands. For best references, see chapter 3, Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land: Ruth Amiran, also Der Konigs Weg; 9000 Jahre Kunst und Kultur, Koln 1987. Provenance: This item is not a UK find and as such is not subject to the Portable Antiquities Scheme. From the estate of a private collector, previously acquired legally on the UK Arts market in the 1980's. Proof of posting is obtained for all items (copy available on request).
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The item "Large Holy Land Early Bronze Age Amphora 3000 BC" is in sale since Saturday, January 23, 2021. 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.