|Pithos Jar Handle from Beersheba|
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This LMLK handle fragment (#1142-1) with a Type Z4CY impression was excavated by A.F. Rainey at Beersheba along with a fragment of a giant pithos jar in Room 311 of the city gate in Stratum 2. Other, more complete pithoi were excavated nearby (without impressions) & the sample line drawing is of one of them (#1506-1). The estimated volume is 112.5 litres.
From "Beer-Sheba I: Excavations at Tel Beer-Sheba 1969-1971 Seasons" by Yohanan Aharoni:
"But now, O LORD, thou art our father; we are the clay, & thou our potter."--Isaiah 64:8
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