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At A Glance

  • Period

    1350-1000 BCE
  • Geography

  • Material

    Red clay
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 14.9 x 10.4 x 8.4 cm (5 7/8 x 4 1/8 x 3 5/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Red-brown earthenware strainer, with an almost round, deep bowl and large thick ring handle. One side is flattened (opposite the handle), presumably for setting the vessel down. Ten large pierced holes have been made through the body from the exterior, forming a simple geometric pattern. Most of the holes are "connected" by shallow scrape marks. Burnished red-brown clay.
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Galerie Israel
    Frank and Joan Mount
  • Provenance

    To 1965
    Galerie Israel, Tel Aviv, to 1965 [1]
    From 1965 to 1996
    Frank and Joan Mount, Alexandria, VA, purchased from Galerie Israel in 1965
    From 1996
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Frank and Joan Mount in 1996
    [1] According to Provenance Remark 1 in the object record.
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Gift of Joan and Frank Mount
  • Type

    Tool and Equipment
  • Restrictions and Rights

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