RARE Egyptian Terracotta Tell El-Yahudiyeh Ware Jug

Item Description

C. 1782-1570 BC – Middle Bronze Age / Second Intermediate Period

RARE terracotta single handle jug with a decorated bulbous body and short neck.

These vases have the shape of a poppy flower seed pod. Some say these were to hold the poppy-seed oil that was used in medicine then and the only known pain-killer.

Chipped rim with earthy surface deposits otherwise a nice piece and intact. Stand not included.

Provenance; Ex P. N. Collection.

Size: 110mm height approx



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