Canaanite Terracotta Amphora

Culture: Levant/Canaanite
Period: 2300-2000 B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 18.2 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 6501
Provenance: Viennese private collection Ernst Degasperi (1927-2011), acquired in the 1960s to 1970s. Thence in a family estate.
Condition: Intact
Description: Bulbous amphora from the Holy Land, which once served as a storage container. The bulbous corpus stands on a flat base. The neck is indented, followed by a funnel-shaped opening. Two small round handles start at the neck and reach to the shoulder. With intensive root traces, which radiates a special appeal to the vessel.