Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Meidad Suchowolski
Fish-shaped vessel
Tel Poleg
Middle Canaanite period, 19th-18th century BCE
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

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

Water in Art and Life, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 29/03/2007 - 31/12/2007

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