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5th century B.C., 6th century B.C.
This hemispherical vessel is provided, near the lip, with a horizontal, perfectly cylindrical spout. It is simply decorated.
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.
A beautiful, small glass flask that imitates the shape of a date. The vertical grooves recall in a very realistic way the wrinkles of the dried fruit. The vessel is complete and intact.
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