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Near Eastern art
Around 3000 B.C.
H : 7.5 cm – 8.1 cm
Complete and in good general condition, but the surface presents significant corrosions; small cracks. The bottom is not flat and does not guarantee a good balance to the container.
A large dark brown-black terracotta vessel, certainly fired in a reducing atmosphere. It is equipped with a small handle and with a long gutter-shaped spout.
This jars is in the shape of a drop; the regular, rounded profile of the body is only interrupted in the upper part by a sharp, thick ridge on the neck.
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