Storage Jar from Hazor

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 08 September 2017

This water vessel has a pointed base and a long narrow neck. The site of Hazor is located 5 miles south-west of Lake Huleh, north of Galilee. During the Middle and Late Bronze Ages, it had been one of the most powerful cities in the Levant. Destroyed and abandoned in the 13th century BCE, it took on an important role once again during the Iron Age as a city northern kingdom of Israel. Iron Age II, 9th to 8th century BCE. From Hazor, modern-day Israel. (The British Museum, London)

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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