A small terracotta bowl decorated with an irregular band of the characteristic 'prick-dot' decoration; standing on a small foot.
Early Bronze age Palestine: Circa 3100-2900 B.C.
Condition: Very fine, complete and intact, with light accretions.
Rim diameter 9.2cms (3.6 ins)
Height 5 cms (2 ins)
Such a decorated bowl is typical of the early Bronze Age period but the interesting and rare feature of this item is the small size which may have been for votive purposes, or for use in the afterlife.
Miniature Holy Land Early Bronze Age bowl
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