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Anatolian Pottery Jug, Yortan Culture, 2700-2500 BC

Burnished Yortan jug of globular body and narrow neck. The beaked spout is connected to the body with an arched handle.

Three raised knobs around the belly and further two to the sides of the spout.

Intact and of choice condition. Carefully polished surface.

H. 22 cm (8.7 in)

Ex Swiss private collection of Elsa Bloch-Diener, Berne, since the mid-1970s.
With a Thermoluminescent Report from Oxford University dated December 1976.

1450 USD

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