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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).
Skillfully wheel-made vessel provided with three handles that were modeled separately and applied to the shoulder before the firing process.
Among the most common forms of Near Eastern pottery, the bowl without handles is presented here in a particular version, with a conical shape.
Carved from a block of pink limestone, this large bowl with a rounded profile has a slightly asymmetrical shape and an irregular edge, nevertheless highlighted by a band with a thicker relief.
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