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Anatolian Pottery Jug, Yortan Culture, 2700-2500 BC

Early Bronze Age jug of piriform body, narrow neck and beaked spout.

The handle is parted at the join to the belly and decorated with diagonal fluting.

Small section of the spout's upper edge restored. Otherwise intact and of choice condition.

H. 16 cm (6.3 in)

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

1250 USD

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