Excavating Bronze Age Israel
Restoring the vessel
An ancient puzzle
A detailed view of the sculpted figure atop the jug found in Israel. The neck of the jug provides the base for the sculpture. The arms, legs and head were then added, said excavation director Gilad Itach.
"The level of precision and attention to detail in creating this almost 4,000 year old sculpture is extremely impressive," Itach said in a statement.