. Large jug, buff earthenware coated with a green
glaze and has moulded and black painted
decoration. The ovoid body rests on a splayed foot-
ring, has a wide sloping shoulder, cylindrical
tapering neck terminating in an everted and rolled
rim and has a handle attached. There are two
moulded concentric bands on the shoulder and a
collar at the base of the neck. There is a large black
painted patch on the front side of the vessel.
Syria, Mesopotamia or Ira, 5th – 7th century A.D.
Ht. 32.2cm; Top diam. 6cm; Base diam. 8cm.
Prof. Geza Fehervari
Prof. Geoffrey King