Iron Age pottery vessel, Middle-East, 1st Millennium BC
Interesting Iron-Age pottery vessel, with some faint traces of a geometric decoration on surface, the bulbous form with rounded base & slightly flared lip, the clay burnt to orange tones in places.
Middle East, possibly Syria or ‘Holy Land’,
1st Millenium BC
Condition: some losses to rim, signs of burial, still has a deposit inside (organics?)
Provenance: from an old Australian collection, put together between the wars (1920’s)