Amalsh Terracotta Vessel

Amalsh Terracotta Vessel
Circa 1st millennium - 8th century BC

A finely moulded Amlash terracotta vessel featuring a cylindrical body rising from a double-ringed base. The vessel has a narrow neck that connects to a wide opening with an everted rim.

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: 7cm width, 15.3cm height

Provenance:Ex London collection, formed pre 1992.

Lot details
Century/ Timeframe
Circa 1st millennium - 8th century BC
Good Condition, See Photo
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