Rare Ancient Early Bronze Age Abydos Jug, 3000 BC
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All Items: Antiques:Regional Art:Ancient World:Egyptian:Pottery: Pre AD 1000: item # 1124307
Aweidah Gallery - Jerusalem based gallery
P.O.Box 51067 - Jerusalem, ISRAEL
Aweidah Gallery is very pleased to present this rare style of ancient "Canaanite" Early Bronze Age Abydos ware burnished wine jug with a long neck, large handle and funnel-shaped mouth and a flat base, dated from, 3300 - 2700 BC
Abydos ware (a-BY-dos ware)
First found in an Egyptian royal tomb in Abydos, Abydos Ware has since been found in Egyptian royal tombs elsewhere as well. Abydos Ware is of Canaanite origin and indicates extensive trade. Abydos Ware was important in trading wine and oils, and includes several different groups.
Ceramic vessels effectively sweat, keeping insides much cooler than outside while losing liquid. This will basically ruin wine by losing liquid, creating some sort of awful vinegar liquid. Polishing the ceramic and applying combs are strategies to prevent it from sweating
Measurements: Height: 31 cm - Diameter: 17 cm
Condition: Good condition
Found in Jericho, Israel
Provenance; Aweidah's collection before 1970 - Registered at the IAA
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