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4th century A.D.
H: 25.5 cm
Complete and in good condition but body glued from several fragments. Abundant traces of iridescent patina and some limestone remains.
This vessel was carved from a granite pebble with black and white mottling. The elliptical shape of this miniature bowl is unusual and technically hard to achieve.
This small jar is more elaborate in shape than most other contemporary stone vessels. The perfectly globular body stands on its own despite the absence of base.
A conical bowl, with a perfectly flat circular bottom that provides a good balance to the vessel.
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