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Jug

  • Place of origin:

    Syria (or)
    Mesopotamia

  • Date:

    1/1/001-31/12/200

  • Museum number:

    C.199-1939

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Jug of pale yellowish earthenware, covered with a thick alkaline glaze, once green but now decayed to an iridescent whitish colour, with ovoid body, with the greatest width at the base. It has a disk foot and a thin cylindrical neck with a flat splayed lip; double needed vertical handle from the neck to the shoulder, with a sharp kink at the top. Two grooves are scored round the shoulder at handle-level.

Place of Origin

Syria (or)
Mesopotamia

Date

1/1/001-31/12/200

Dimensions

Height: 22.8 cm

Object history note

Syrian or Mesopotamian

Descriptive line

Earthenware jug covered in a thick alkaline glaze, Syrian or Mesopotamian, 1st-2nd century or later.

Production Note

So called "Parthian" pottery

Materials

Earthenware; Glaze

Techniques

Glazed

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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