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At A Glance

  • Period

    1350-800 BCE
  • Geography

  • Material

    Black clay
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 22.8 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm (9 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Jug with elongated oval body, gently rounded base, cylindrical neck, slightly flared mouth with plain rim. A narrow modeled spout is angled slightly away from the rim. A small hole pierces the vessel wall between neck and spout. Winding around the body and neck is a modeled clay ropelike decoration. Dark, burnished surface.
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Galerie Israel
    Frank and Joan Mount
  • Provenance

    To 1965
    Galerie Israel, Tel Aviv, to 1965 [1]
    From 1965 to 1994
    Frank and Joan Mount, Alexandria, VA, purchased from Galerie Israel in 1965
    From 1994
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Frank and Joan Mount in 1994
    [1] According to Provenance Remark 1 in the object record.
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Gift of Joan and Frank Mount
  • Type

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