Late Bronze Bilbil

$549.95

Late Bronze Age bilbil (1550-1200 B.C.)

A bilbil is a specific style of small medicine jug used in the Late Bronze Age.  This jug was originally made in Cyprus, then imported to Canaan (Land of Israel) in ancient times. Scholars have suggested that this type of vessel was specifically used to import opium, although this is still debated.

Very good condition

Height: 14.5cm

A rare, authentic piece which demonstrates the wealth and trade connections of Cannan during the period of the Amarna Letters.

Comes with a certificate of authenticity and all documents required for export

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Late Bronze Age bilbil (1550-1200 B.C.)

A bilbil is a specific style of small medicine jug used in the Late Bronze Age.  This jug was originally made in Cyprus, then imported to Canaan (Land of Israel) in ancient times. Scholars have suggested that this type of vessel was specifically used to import opium, although this is still debated.

Very good condition

Height: 14.5cm

A rare, authentic piece which demonstrates the wealth and trade connections of Cannan during the period of the Amarna Letters.

Comes with a certificate of authenticity and all documents required for export

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Weight 0.3 kg

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