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Assyrian Stone lidded jar, circa 2000 BC

Conservation:  Chips at rim, lid and on surface
Material:  stone
Dimensions:  10,5 x 11 cm
Provenance:  Aweidah Gallery, Israel, 2014. Export authorization from the Israel Antiquities Authority No. 526597 with date 21/08/2014
Exhibited:  Feriarte, IFEMA (Madrid, 16-24 November 2019)


Ref m6074 Category Tag


This jar was probably intended to contain incense or ointments, given its small size and detailed carving. These small stone objects are intended to be carried comfortably on the person.

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