Cult Vessel from the Holy Land

Culture: Israel/Jerusalem
Period: around 800 B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 11 cm x 11 cm
Price: 1 100 Euro
Ref: 6032
Provenance: Private collection New York, USA.
Condition: Light encrustations, but unbroken and intact.
Description: Three-legged cult vessel, tripod, with perforated round body, humanist characteristics to the feet. Vessels like this were found in Jerusalem. Their function is still under discussion, most probably they were used during religious ceremonies or as votive gifts.