Tall Holy Land Jug with Looped Handle


A tall, Holy Land jug with a single looped handle. This handle meets the rim at the very top, and slopes down to the body at the bottom of the neck. The neck is relatively wide, and the lip is not flared. The vessel is not as globular as other styles, and the base is flattened.

Date: Circa 3300 - 3000 BC
Condition: Fine condition.


SKU: EH-135 Category:

The Holy Land was the first region to enter the Bronze Age, which began with the rise of the Mesopotamian civilisation of Sumer in the mid-fourth millennium BC. The Bronze Age then went on to span an entire millennium. The presence of Canaanite vessels among the funerary offerings in the royal tombs of the First Dynasty of Egypt has revealed an important link between this period and the Early Bonze Age. These vessels have become a cornerstone in the chronology of the Near East in the Early Bronze period. Numerous other types of vessels are known from this area.

Weight 277.4 g
Dimensions W 8.3 x H 12.4 cm


Pottery and Porcelain

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