Jug with Loop Handle
first half 8th century
Made in Eastern Mediterranean, excavated at the Amman Citadel, Jordan
H: 15 3/4 in. (40 cm); diam. of body: 10 5/8 in. (27 cm)
Spanish Archaeological Mission, Amman
Not on view
This jug is related to a large group of copper-alloy vessels similar in form and manufacturing technique. Examples have been found throughout the Mediterranean, suggesting that they were made in many workshops over a relatively long period (sixth to eighth century).