[Storage Jar]

Storage-Jar.jpg
Iron Age in Israel

Storage jars, ranging from small to large, preserved water, wine, and dry foods for domestic use throughout the year. Larger jars, amphorae with narrow necks and two handles each, could also transport goods a great distance. Marine archaeologists have discovered numerous such amphorae containing wine and olive oil in shipwrecks from the second and first millennium BCE. The storage jar here displayed is from the Iron Age in Israel, precise provenience unknown.

Title

[Storage Jar]

Date

Iron Age in Israel

Description

Storage jars, ranging from small to large, preserved water, wine, and dry foods for domestic use throughout the year. Larger jars, amphorae with narrow necks and two handles each, could also transport goods a great distance. Marine archaeologists have discovered numerous such amphorae containing wine and olive oil in shipwrecks from the second and first millennium BCE. The storage jar here displayed is from the Iron Age in Israel, precise provenience unknown.

Source

Private Collection of Emeritus Professor Douglas A. Knight

Files

Storage-Jar.jpg

Citation

“ [Storage Jar],” Gallery, accessed November 15, 2018, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/3459.