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Near Eastern art
7th – 6th century B.C.
H: 8.2 cm
Complete and in excellent condition, except for some splinters and some cracks; glued fragments (lip).
Vessels in the shape of dates, which look very realistic with the vertical grooves imitating the wrinkles of the dried fruit, are among the most famous and popular glass vases of the early Imperial period.
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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