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Vessels and containers - Ceramics, Jars, plates and pilgrim flasks

Pottery jar, southern Iraq, early 2nd millennium BC, H 8 cm.

Pottery jar, southern Iraq, early 2nd millennium BC, H 8 cm.

© State Board of Antiquites and Heritage, Baghdad / Abdulamir al-Hamdani

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Material
Clay | Ceramics
Type
Utensils and vessels
Details
Jars, plates and pilgrim flasks: Squat, flat, rounded, elongated, animal-shaped, etc., with handles or lugs. May be plain, polychrome and/or have figurative (humans, animals, buildings), floral and/or geometric motifs. Coloured Islamic era jugs and bottles with stamped, moulded or incised motifs.
Red List
Emergency Red List of Iraqi Cultural Objects at Risk - 2015 Update
Countries
Iraq
Period
5th millennium BC – AD 1534