• latw-5-10
    Cutaway-spouted jug. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
  • latw-5-20
    Cutaway-spouted jug. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)

Cutaway-Spouted Jug

Date
Early Bronze Age, ca. 2500-2000 BC, Early Bronze Age
Museum
Manisa, Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum, 7494
Inventory No.
7494
Sardis CATNUM
P69.036
Material
Ceramic
Object Type
Pottery
Pottery Shape
Jug
Pottery Ware
EBA Gray-Brown Ware
Site
Ahlatlı Tepecik
Sector
BT
Trench
EB 69.1
Locus
EB 69.1 Locus Burial EB 69.3
Description
Round bottom, slightly globular body. Offset neck high and straight (almost vertical) in front, short and curved in back, with mouth at steep angle. Oval section handle attached via tenon. Tiny (0.0035 m) hole below right rear lug. Three pellets around body. Height 0.16-0.17 m; diameter 0.13 m.
Comments
From an Early Bronze Age grave at Ahlatlı Tepecik on the shore of the Gygaean Lake (Grave 69.3), with Nos. 1-6.
Discussed
Roosevelt, “Lydia Before the Lydians”
Bibliography
Hanfmann et al. 1970, 15, fig. 4.
Author
NDC