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Fragment of a jug with vegetal decoration

  • Details

    Associated place
    AsiaIraq Nineveh (place of excavation)
    Asia Iraq (possible place of creation)
    Asia Syria (possible place of creation)
    8th - 9th century AD (AD 701 - 900)
    Material and technique
    earthenware, unglazed, with incised and applied decoration
    7.5 cm max. (height)
    20.5 cm max. (diameter)
    Material index
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    containervessel jug
    No. of items
    Credit line
    Acquired following R. Campbell Thompson's excavations at Nineveh on behalf of the British Museum, 1932.
    Accession no.



  • earthenware

    Ceramic material made of clay which is fired to a temperature of c.1000-1200⁰c. The resulting ceramic is non-vitreous and varies in colour from dark red to yellow.


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