Cypriot; Holy Land – Late Bronze Age, 1550 – 1200 BC
Cypriot ceramic imports found in Israel
Ref. Ancient pottery of the Holy Land (Amiran, 1969 PL.54.8).
Burnished pottery spindle-shaped body, long cylindrical ridged neck, flat out-turned broad rim, flat handle from neck to shoulder, splaying base.
Dark brown to blacl smooth burnished suface.
During the Late Bronze Age little jugs, known, as "Bil-bils" were importaed into Canaan.
They have been discovered at various sites in Israel. Lachish, Jerusalem, and Gezer, mostly in funerary contexts.
Height: 15 cm
Width: 6 cm
Excavated in Jerusalem, Holy Land
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