HOLY LAND JARLET
Measurements: height – 7 cm, width – 5.5 cm
Description: A small burnished orange clay jarlet of piriform shape with a hole mouth and flat base, wheel-made; with two rings of dark red slip to the top part of the body and traces of a black burnish all over the surface. Possibly used as a cup or storage vessel for cosmetics or perfume.
Provenance: From a German collection; acquired on the German art market before 1990.
Period: Iron Age, 1000 – 600 BC
Condition: Very fine. With a minor chip to the rim.