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Iran: Iran Bastan Museum

Hammered bowl, convex bottom, convex body, in-turned rim

12th century AD
Height: 10.2 cm (4.08 in)
Rim diameter: 23.6 cm (9.44 in)

Outer surface of the vessel is decorated with dotted circles aligned in jagged horizontal rows and scattered among the rows. Inside displays dense concentric dotted circles. These are repeated in a row along the rim. Patterns are incised.

Patina: Coalesced wart-like brown and green corrosion; vessel is broken in several places, leaving sharp edges.



White Bronze

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