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Early Bronze Age Terracotta Bowl - PF.1738
Origin: Judaea, Israel
Circa: 3300 BC to 2700 BC

Collection: Biblical
Medium: Terracotta


Location: United States
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At the dawn of the Biblical Age, this small vessel might have held an offering of oil or food. Perhaps it was left as a votive at the shrine of some powerful deity. As we hold it in our hands today, admiring its simple beauty, we are aware of the touch of other hands long ago. Who might have held it when it was new? Were the dreams and emotions that guided their lives so very different from our own? The vessel's graceful unadorned shape appeals as much to the contemporary eye as it did to the culture that created it. Such artifacts, ordinary enough in their own age, connect us in an intimate way with the world of the past. In its presence, we cross the bridge of time and set the imagination on a journey of discovery. - (PF.1738)

 

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