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    Small tankard. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)

Small Tankard

Date
Early Bronze Age, ca. 2500-2000 BC, Early Bronze Age
Museum
Manisa, Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum, 7417
Inventory No.
7417
Sardis CATNUM
P69.037
Material
Ceramic
Object Type
Pottery
Pottery Shape
Tankard
Pottery Ware
EBA Red-Brown Ware
Site
Ahlatlı Tepecik
Sector
BT
Trench
EB 69.1
Locus
EB 69.1 Locus Burial EB 69.3
Description
Flat bottom, ovoid body (flattened to one side), continuous concave neck, flaring rim with rounded lip. Two holes in rim, one on each side, above two lugs at maximum diameter. One lug pierced, one lug grooved. Two knobs at maximum diameter between lugs. Height 0.065 m, diameter 0.055 m.
Comments
From an Early Bronze Age grave at Ahlatlı Tepecik on the shore of the Gygaean Lake (Grave 69.3), with Nos. 1, 2-3, 4, and 5.
Discussed
Roosevelt, “Lydia Before the Lydians”
Bibliography
Hanfmann et al. 1970, 15, fig. 4.
Author
NDC