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Islamic Vessel with Floral Decoration from the 13th Century AD
13th century A.D.
D : 12.4 cm
Black, Blue, Turquoise
Complete but reglued from several fragments.
This type of small jar with a slender, ogival body is one of the most largely spread and elegant forms of the Naqada repertoire.
Perfectly hemispherical and without lip, this bowl is supported by a small circular base in very low relief that does not provide a good balance.
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