Canaanite Storage Amphora
A large ancient Canaanite slender storage amphora. Amphorae of this type were used for the storage and transportation of liquids, especially wine, olive oil, and other foodstuffs.
Ca. 800 - 600 BC.
cf.: R. Amiran, Ancient Pottery of the Holyland, (Jerusalem, 1963), pp. 241; 244-245, plate 81.6.
Formerly in an Israeli private collection.