Phoenician Spice Red Varnished Ancient Clay Jar


Red Varnished Spice Jar from the Phoenician civilization.

  • Trading clay jug 550 year B.C.
  • Long single handle connected to the rim.
  • Height 10″ – Width 4.5″ inches.
  • Discovered in the North of Israel.
  • Certificate of authenticity included.

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Red Varnished ancient pottery discovered in the Northern part of Israel

Phoenician pottery is rare in the Land – this type was from Akhsiv by Naharia,
In the Kingdom of Israel Iron age II 550 B.C the spice market was popular for which this jar was probably used.

She gave the king a hundred and twenty talents of gold, and a very great amount of spices and precious stones. Never again did such abundance of spices come in as that which the queen of Sheba gave King Solomon.
(1 Kings 10:10)

Phoenician pottery is known by the red varnished with black lines and heave weight because of the thickness of the clay.
What you see in this long neck jar along with a beautiful long handle connecting the cylinder body shape with the open mouth rim is rare to be discovered in the Land and shows the open market with the ancient Israelites.

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Weight 1 kg