New Kingdom, 19th-20th Dynasty, 1307-1070 B.C.
An excellent example of Egyptian faience, light blue in color with black paint foliate decoration on neck and body. Nice natural patina. This type of vessel was extremely common in New Kingdom Egypt with several similar examples currently in The British Museum. Found in Samaria. Imported to the Holy Land during the Late Bronze Age, most likely by the Canannites. In good condition, minor chip from antiquity on rim.
2 x 2.8 inches (5 x 7.1 cms)
Custom Lucite stand, shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.
Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority
Jonathan Tubb, “Bible Lands , Discover the story of the Holy Land”, (New York,1991), 15.