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Late Bronze Age Juglet with Characteristics of an Owl - P.0453
Origin: Kfar Malek, West Bank
Circa: 1500 BC to 1250 BC
Dimensions: 5" (12.7cm) high x 2.5" (6.4cm) wide
Catalogue: V1
Collection: Biblical
Medium: Terracotta

Additional Information: HK.
Location: United States
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With double holes looking like wide round eyes and a plump, tapering body, this delightful little vessel resembles an owl. What might it originally have contained to evoke the presence of a night bird? A Child"s Rattle, A stimulant to keep one alert? A potion to help conquer insomnia? After all these centuries, the little bird keeps that information secret; only however, its considerable charm is very much in evidence. - (P.0453)


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