A terracotta spouted vessel with single spout on one side below, the inward curving rim. The body with traces of applied red line group painting around the spout which would point to the southern culture of Palestine. The vessel stands on a flat base.
Early Bronze age Palestine: Circa 3100-2900 B.C.
Complete and intact except for irregular rim of the spout; with encrustations.
Height 8 cms (3.1 ins).
The painted lines would have been applied by hand using a red slip, with this particular method of decoration pointing to the culture of Southern Palestine.
Reference: cf item 6, plate 12; Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land: Ruth Amiran
Early Bronze Age Palestine spouted vessel
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