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Jug

  • Place of origin:

    Syria (or)
    Mesopotamia

  • Date:

    1/1/001-31/12/200

  • Museum number:

    C.198-1939

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Jug of pale buff earthenware, covered in a thick alkaline glaze, that was once green but now decayed to an iridescent whitish colour. The jug has a wide flat base; the sides contract in a gently parabola to the relief ring at the base of the neck. The neck is narrow, cylindrical, fairly tall, witha flanged lip. The vertical loop handle has been restored in plaster

Place of Origin

Syria (or)
Mesopotamia

Date

1/1/001-31/12/200

Dimensions

Height: 25.4 cm

Descriptive line

Pale buff earthenware jug, covered with a thick alkaline glaze, Syrian or Mesepotamian, 1st or 2nd century or later.

Production Note

So called "Parthian" pottery

Materials

Earthenware; Glaze; Plaster

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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