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Near Eastern art
End of the 3rd – first half of the 2nd century B.C.
D : 15.4 cm
Complete and in good condition; some chips and concretions.
This mold-blown Bottle with Spiral Decoration has a globular shape, with a flattened, slightly hollow shoulder. The cylindrical neck is provided with a thick mouth.
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;
A light beige-gray ceramic bowl, covered with a white slip; the decoration is painted in black under a beautiful turquoise glaze, thicker on the bottom where it partially dripped.
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