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Vessels and containers - Stone

Limestone vessel with natural asphalt coating and inlaid decorations, Uruk, end of the 4th millennium BC, H 22.5 cm.

Limestone vessel with natural asphalt coating and inlaid decorations, Uruk, end of the 4th millennium BC, H 22.5 cm.

© Vorderasiatisches Museum – SMB, Berlin / Olaf M. Teßmer

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Material
Alabaster | Stone | Marble | Limestone
Type
Utensils and vessels
Details
Stone (agate, alabaster, calcite, chalcedony, lapis lazuli, limestone, marble, steatite) | Jars and vases. May have floral and/or geometric motifs, inlaid or carved in relief |
Red List
Emergency Red List of Iraqi Cultural Objects at Risk - 2015 Update
Countries
Iraq
Period
5th millennium BC – AD 1534