Rare - Late Bronze Age Chocolate On White Ware Wine Jar
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All Items: Antiques:Regional Art:Ancient World:Holy Land:Pottery: Pre AD 1000: item # 1006389
Aweidah Gallery - Jerusalem based gallery
P.O.Box 51067 - Jerusalem, ISRAEL
A very attractive ancient Late Bronze Age painted pottery wine jug - RARE. Chocolate of white ware
'Chocolate-on-White' Ware is a ceramic type known from the region during the Middle Bronze Age IIC to the early Late Bronze Age I (ca 1600-1400 BC). The Ware features elegant storage jars, platters and kraters painted with brown geometric motifs on a cream-coloured base.
Dated from, 1550 BC
Measurements: Height: 19 cm - Width: 16 cm
Condition: Minor ancient hairline crack at the neck with a minor repair hard to see at the rim otherwise intact.
Found in Samaria north of Jerusalem, Israel
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REF. ANCIENT POTTERY OF THE HOLY LAND - RUTH AMIRAN - MASADA PRESS