8 June 2007
THREE SYRIAN STONE VESSELS
CIRCA 6TH MILLENNIUM B.C.
Including a banded orange piriform vessel with flaring rim and rounded base; a banded white piriform vessel with flaring rim and flat base; and an orange globular vessel with a groove below the rim and a rounded base, the natural banding of the stones artfully exploited
Tallest: 2 in. (5.2 cm.) high (3)
Paris Art Market, 1985.
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For similar banded vessels from Tel as-Sawwan see nos. 10-13 in Gullini, et al., La Terra Tra I Due Fiumi.
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