Home / Ceramics / Polychrom Askos with two necks
3rd century B.C., 4th century B.C.
H : 12.5 cm
The word askos originally designates the skin of an animal that was sewn and turned into a skin intended to carry liquids, especially wine or water.
A cylindrical vessel supported by a disk-shaped foot, with a small shoulder and a low neck terminating in a rounded rim. The decoration represents an inscription in Kufic, which repeats several times the word Allah on the body;
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