RARE Egyptian Terracotta Tell El-Yahudiyeh Ware Juglet

Item Description

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

RARE terracotta Tell El-Yahudiyeh Ware single handle juglet characterized by the punctured design arranged in geometric patterns. The handle has a groove running down the centre.

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.

Small hole to body with some minor nicks to body otherwise good clear detail with some light earthy surface deposits, intact and RARE.

Provenance: Ex P. N. Collection.

Size: 126mm height



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