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Ceramic globular jar with painted red geometric motifs, Central Syria, Early Bronze Age II (1800 - 1600 BC), 20 x Ø max. 15 cm.

Ceramic globular jar with painted red geometric motifs, Central Syria, Early Bronze Age II (1800 - 1600 BC), 20 x Ø max. 15 cm.

© National Museum of Damascus
Painted ceramic "reserved slip" cup, Moumassakhin, Early Bronze Age IV B (2500 - 2000 BC), 12 x Ø 6 cm.

Painted ceramic "reserved slip" cup, Moumassakhin, Early Bronze Age IV B (2500 - 2000 BC), 12 x Ø 6 cm.

© National Museum of Damascus
Unglazed cast ceramic flask with Arabic inscriptions and moulded decorations, Hama, Islamic era (14th - 16th century AD), 20 x 10 x 5 cm.

Unglazed cast ceramic flask with Arabic inscriptions and moulded decorations, Hama, Islamic era (14th - 16th century AD), 20 x 10 x 5 cm.

© Hama National Museum
Painted ceramic bowl, Bab Sharqi (Damascus), Islamic era  (14th - 15th century AD), 5 x 9.8 cm.

Painted ceramic bowl, Bab Sharqi (Damascus), Islamic era (14th - 15th century AD), 5 x 9.8 cm.

© Directorate-General of Antiquities and Museums, Damascus
Copper casserole with rounded bottom decorated with three men with halos and floral and geometrical figures, Damascus, Mamluk Period (AD 1249 - 1323), 11 x Ø 17.7 cm.

Copper casserole with rounded bottom decorated with three men with halos and floral and geometrical figures, Damascus, Mamluk Period (AD 1249 - 1323), 11 x Ø 17.7 cm.

©National Museum of Damascus
Glass bulbous long-necked bottle, Northern Syria, 2nd - 3rd century AD, 13.6 cm.

Glass bulbous long-necked bottle, Northern Syria, 2nd - 3rd century AD, 13.6 cm.

© Directorate-General of Antiquities and Museums, Damascus
Glazed polychrome ceramic vase, Mamluk period (AD 1249 - 1323), 33.5 x Ø 26.5 cm.

Glazed polychrome ceramic vase, Mamluk period (AD 1249 - 1323), 33.5 x Ø 26.5 cm.

© Directorate-General of Antiquities and Museums, Damascus

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Material
Ceramics | Clay | Terracotta | Metals | Stone | Glass
Type
Utensils and vessels
Details
Ceramics (pottery, clay, terracotta), metal (bronze, copper), stone and glass. Plain, or with incised or relief decorations (human, vegetal, animal, geometric). Ceramics may be glazed, burnished, varnished, painted (red, brown, black) and/or inscribed.  |  | Amphorae from the Hellenistic era may have rectangular or circular stamps with Greek writings, flowers, animals or objects. |  | Roman glass vessels may have multicoloured patterns. Roman, Parthian and Umayyad ceramics have a green glaze. Later Islamic era vessels have multicoloured glazes with floral decorations.
Red List
Emergency Red List of Syrian Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
Syria
Period
Prehistory to Ottoman period (7th millennium BC - AD 1918)