Holy Land Greyware Vessel

Holy Land Greyware Vessel
Circa 2nd millennium BC

A burnished greyware vessel featuring a globular body and a narrow neck. Some erosion to the body's surface, see photos.

Pottery vessels dated to the Late Bronze Age have been widely excavated across the Holy Land, indicating the close association between terracotta vessels and the proto-urbanised life. During the Late Bronze Age, pottery bowls, with either sharp or gentle carination design, are believed to have imitated the early practices on metal wares. Most of the Bronze Age terracotta bowls from the Holy Land were made for a daily purpose.

Measurements: 4.8cm width, 5.6cm height

Provenance: Ex London collection, formed pre 1992.

Lot details
Holy Land
Century/ Timeframe
Circa 2nd millennium BC
Good Condition, See Photo
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