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A green-blue glaze covers the jar’s exterior and its interior is coated with bitumen. Two concentric bands encircle the neck. Ceramics glazed in green, blue-green, and yellow were produced in Mesopotamia and southwest Iran during the Sasanian period. The dating of Sasanian pottery is complicated due to the lack of examples from controlled excavations at Sasanian sites, however, in contrast to ceramics produced during the Islamic period, glazes cover Sasanian vessels uniformly and additional designs are not defined through the use of differently colored glazes.

Jar, Ceramic, glaze, bitumen, Sasanian

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