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two-handled jug
  • Jordan
  • two-handled jug, circa 3000 BCE
  • from the Bab Edh-Dhra' tomb group A10
  • Where object was made: Bab Edh-Dhra', Amman, Jordan
  • pottery
  • Gift of Mrs. Elizabeth Hay Bechtel in honor of Helen Foresman Spencer, courtesy of the Department of Antiquities of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
  • Not on display
  • 1978.0030.26

Pear shaped jug. Lower body is rounded and becomes thinner at the top. There are ring shaped handles at TL and TR. Jug is colored white and tan with small gray areas toward the bottom.