Ware/Ware Family: Erani C horizon

Name, Origin, Date

Erani C horizon

Israel/Shephelah

c. 3400-3300 BCE

Early Bronze Age I

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The Erani C horizon includes vessels that carry a variety of decorative styles:

  • white slip, probably lime, with broad red vertical or nearly vertical stripes and one or more “necklaces” of oblique incisions. The white slip and paint is similar to the decorative technique of Southern Levantine EBA White slip/Red stripe ('Pajama') ware, which occurs in the late EB I. This style seems to be limited to smallish to medium size vessels.
  • incising, usually in the form of horizontal incisions on strap handles and sometimes on rims and bodies. Occasionally strap handles are incised longitudinall...

Jar, storage
Tel Erani
3400-3300 BCE
Early Bronze Age I


Jar, small
Tel Erani
3400-3300 BCE
Early Bronze Age I


Jar
Tel Erani
3400-3300 BCE
Early Bronze Age I

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Jar, storage
Tel Erani
3400-3300 BCE
Early Bronze Age I


Jar, small
Tel Erani
3400-3300 BCE
Early Bronze Age I


Jar
Tel Erani
3400-3300 BCE
Early Bronze Age I

Petrographic Samples  0

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Abydos (Egypt/Middle Egypt)

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