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Fish-shaped vessel

UnknownMiddle Canaanite period, 19th BCE - Middle Canaanite period, 18th century BCE

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Jerusalem, Israel

The open-mouthed fish was a burial gift. Its face and the inside of its mouth are decorated with punctation and engraving

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  • Title: Fish-shaped vessel
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: Middle Canaanite period, 19th BCE - Middle Canaanite period, 18th century BCE
  • Location: Tel Poleg
  • Type: Vessel
  • Rights: The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Meidad Suchowolski
  • External Link: Israel Museum, Jerusalem
  • Medium: Pottery
  • Exhibition: Water in Art and Life, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Ruth Youth Wing, 29/03/2007 - 08/01/2008
  • Dimensions: H: 11; L: 19 cm
  • Curator: Misch-Brandl, Osnat

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