Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Meidad Suchowolski
Fish-shaped vessel
Tel Poleg
Middle Canaanite period, 19th-18th century BCE
Pottery
H: 11; L: 19 cm
Accession number: 68.32.150
 
 
The open-mouthed fish was a burial gift. Its face and the inside of its mouth are decorated with punctation and engraving

Publications:
Highlights of Archaeology from the Israel Museum, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1984

Exhibition:
Water in Art and Life, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Ruth Youth Wing, 22/03/2007 - 10/01/2008

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir