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First half of the 7th century B.C.
D (with handles) : 18.5 cm
Complete and in good condition but glued; some queues and paint retouching. Painting is erased in some places.
This cup, slightly smaller than the average size, is remarkable both for its technical and aesthetic qualities, which refer to the great tradition of Attic pottery in the 6th century B.C.
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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