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1700 B.C.E.
This vessel dates to the time of the Hebrew prophets or about 1700 B.C.E. It is made of a light colored clay and was used to store grain or other items of food. It is incised with an archaic Hebrew letter, perhaps to indicate what was to be stored in it. This is a common type of pot used in the homes of the ancient Hebrews as well as others. It displays a handles and a wide mouth for easy handling and emptying.

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