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Jar

Object Number:32-15-173
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: Level XA, Room 1603
Locus: Room 1603
Period: Middle Bronze IIC
Date Made: 1650-1550 BCE
Early Date: -1650
Late Date: -1550
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ceramic
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1932
Other Number:31-10-267 - Field No SF

Description

Dark grey ware, brown slip. Purple and faded black painted decoration on the shoulder in suspended triangles separated by groups of vertical straight and wavy lines; above and below this are several horizontal lines. Purple painted decoration on each of the handles in a group of three straight lines connected at one end. Ring base, ovoid body, greatest diameter above the middle. Wide vertical neck, outturned rim. On the shoulder are 2 loop handles. Fragmentary and incomplete. Restored.

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