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Jug

Period:
Middle Bronze Age II
Date:
ca. 1780–1580 B.C.
Geography:
Levant, Lachish (modern Tell ed-Duweir)
Culture:
Canaanite
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
4.87 in. (12.37 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Vessels
Credit Line:
Gift of Harris D. and H. Dunscombe Colt, 1934
Accession Number:
34.126.32
  • Provenance

    1932-33, excavated by James Leslie Starkey on behalf of The Wellcome-Marston Archaeological Research Expedition to the Near East; 1933, ceded to H. Dunscombe Colt in the division of finds as a result of his financial contribution to the expedition; acquired by the Museum in 1934, gift of Harris D. and H. Dunscombe Colt.

  • References

    Bull, Ludlow and Maurice S. Dimand. 1935. "Antiquities from Palestine." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 30 (2), p. 44.

    Magrill, Pamela. 2006. A Researcher's Guide to the Lachish Collection in the British Museum. The British Museum Research Publication 161. London: The British Museum, p. ix.

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