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Early Bronze Age Terracotta Vessel - SP.364
Origin: Hebron Hills, Israel
Circa: 3300 BC to 2300 BC
Dimensions: 4.5" (11.4cm) high
Collection: Biblical
Medium: Terracotta

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Location: United States
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The functional simplicity of this vessel with two handles and a tiny spout lends it a timeless elegance that appeals to contemporary tastes as much as it surely did to ancient ones. Even after the passage of millennia, the design of such a vessel could hardly be improved upon. What did it once contain, we wonder, and who poured from its spout and drank? Did those ancient people stop, as we do, to admire the grace of the vessel as they held it in their hands? We feel in its presence a direct bond with those long-forgotten individuals. - (SP.364)

 

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