Amlash Terracotta Drinking Cup

Description
Amlash Terracotta Drinking Cup
Circa 1st millennium BC

A finely moulded Amlash terracotta drinking cup featuring a globular container supported on a cylindrical stand with a flared base which has a small chip.

The term ‘Amlash Culture’, has generally been used to designate material cultures excavated at Gilan, an archaeological site of ancient Iran, and refers to a group of Iron Age pottery and metal executions with a strong visual character. Most of the Amlash pottery vessels are believed to have been stylistically and typologically inspired by bronze wares of the same period.

Measurements: 6.4cm width, 10.7cm height

Provenance: Ex London collection, formed pre 1992.

Lot details
Culture
Amlash
Material
Terracotta
Object
Drinking Cup
Century/ Timeframe
Circa 1st millennium BC
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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