Prehistoric Armenian Ritual Jug

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 28 November 2017
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This prehistoric ritual jug was made from clay and has stylized geometric decor. It comes from what is present-day Armenia and dates from the 11th-9th century BCE. Geometric decor commonly appears on vases and other ritual vessels during this era in ancient Armenian history. (Metsamor Historical-Archaeological Museum-Reserve, Taronik, Armenia)

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, November 28). Prehistoric Armenian Ritual Jug. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7710/prehistoric-armenian-ritual-jug/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Prehistoric Armenian Ritual Jug." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 28, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7710/prehistoric-armenian-ritual-jug/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Prehistoric Armenian Ritual Jug." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 28 Nov 2017. Web. 13 Jun 2021.