Barakat Gallery
Login | Register | User Services | Search | Newsletter Sign-up
Barakat Gallery
HOME : Biblical Antiquities : Late Bronze Age Vessels : Late Bronze Age Monochrome Jug
Click to view original image.
Late Bronze Age Monochrome Jug - P.0502
Origin: Jerusalem, Israel
Circa: 1500 BC to 1250 BC
Dimensions: 8" (20.3cm) high x 7.5" (19.1cm) wide
Catalogue: V1
Collection: Biblical
Medium: Terracotta

Location: United States
Currency Converter
Place On Hold
Ask a Question
Email to a Friend
Previous Item
Next Item
Photo Gallery
Click photo to change image.
Print image
When the servant of Isaac met Rebecca returning form the well (Genesis 24) she might have been carrying water in a vessel such as this one. Graceful in form, with bold yet simple decoration, it reminds us of mankind's age-old desire to surround himself with a beauty that outshines mere function. It is so easy to imagine this jug perched atop the head of some ancient woman as she went, laughing with her friends to collect water. - (P.0502)


Home About Us Help Contact Us Services Publications Search
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy Security

Copyright (c) 2000-2022 by Barakat, Inc. All Rights Reserved - TEL 310.859.8408 - FAX 310.276.1346

coldfusion hosting