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Fragment of a vase

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    Associated place
    AsiaIraq Nineveh (place of excavation)
    Asia Iraq (possible place of creation)
    Asia Syria (possible place of creation)
    c. 8th century AD (AD 701 - 800)
    Material and technique
    earthenware, unglazed, with stamped decoration
    3.5 x 9.7 x 9 cm max. (height x width x depth)
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    Acquired following R. Campbell Thompson's excavations at Nineveh on behalf of the British Museum, 1932.
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  • 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.


    • First floor | Room 31 | Islamic Middle East

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