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Levantine Vessel Spout


3.858 x 2.953 in. (9.8 x 7.5 cm)
Donated by David Dunn

Haverford College
Accession Number: HC2018-0743
Geography: Asia, Israel, Beth Shemesh (Ain Shems)
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels

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  • clay - Naturally occurring sediments that are produced by chemical actions resulting during the weathering of rocks. Clays are composed of hydrated aluminum silicates, such as Kaolinite, Illite, Palygorskite, Attapulgite, Bentonite, and Montmorillonite. Small amounts of other minerals can change the color (white, yellow, brown or red) and texture of the clays. Clays may include all earths that form a paste with water and harden when heated.
  • fragments - Portions of objects that are torn, broken off from, or dislocated from their original whole.
  • Levantine - Refers generally to the culture and styles that developed in antiquity in the Levant, which is the Near Eastern area along the eastern coasts of the Mediterranean, corresponding primarily to modern Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, and Israel.
  • spouts - Tubular protruberances through which the contents of a vessel may be poured or sometimes drunk.

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