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clay -- pottery -- plate


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  • bibliography and image source: Strommenger, Eva: Fünf Jahrtausende Mesopotamien. München: Hirmer Verlag, pl. II.
  • copyright for image:  Hirmer Verlag
• museum number: IM17837


excavation number: -


provenience: Arpachiyah

dimension(s) (in cm):
height: 9.1; diam: 32.6

material: clay (baked)

date: (ca. 5000 BC)

description:
bowl, polychrome painting (red, white, black), elaborate decoration consisting of red squares and white crosses along sides, rosette in center; Halaf period

status: unknown




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revised: April 14, 2008 10:14:53
created: May 6, 2003
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