ABSTRACT

This brief communication brings to light a previously unpublished ceramic fragment of a vessel that is identified as a pot bellows. The fragment was found at Tel Megadim, located in the coastal Carmel region of Israel. The importance of this discovery is that its Middle Bronze Age IIC date fixes the “turning point” between Middle Bronze Age stone pot bellows and ceramic pot bellows, a type that became popular in the Late Bronze Age and later, somewhat earlier than previously suspected.

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