C. 1782-1570 BC - Middle Bronze Age / Second Intermediate Period
RARE terracotta single handle jug with a bulbous body and short neck.
These vases have the shape of a poppy flower seed pod. Some say these were to hold the poppy-seed oil that was used in medicine then and the only known pain-killer.
Slightly chipped body otherwise a nice piece and intact. Stand included.
Size: 104mm height
The seller of this lot hereby guarantees that this object was obtained legally. Purchased by the current owner in the UK from Ex Peter Newall Collection.
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- Ancient Egyptian
- RARE Tell el-Yahudiyeh Ware Jug - 104mm height
- Century/ Timeframe
- C. 1782-1570 BC - Middle Bronze Age / Second Intermediate Period
- Good Condition, See Photo