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From Jerusalem,Cypriot black terracotta bilbil, 1550 BC

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From Jerusalem,Cypriot black terracotta bilbil, 1550 BC
From Jerusalem, ancient Late Bronze Age "Cypriot" highly burnished pottery bilbil.

During the Late Bronze Age little jugs, known as "Bil-bils" were importaed into Canaan. Analysis of substances found inside some of them has shown that they were used to hold the drug opium. The shape of the jug is strikingly like that of an upturned poppy head.

Late Bronze Age, 1550 - 1200 BC.

Time of Moses"

Measurements: Height: 13.5 cm - Width: 8 cm

Condition: Intact, perfect condition.

Excavated in Samaria north of Jerusalem, Holy Land

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