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Lot 0040A
Ancient Near East, Holy Land, ca. 6th to 8th century CE. Ancient Judeo-Aramaic terracotta bowl with fine lines of inscription spiraling around the interior and a skeletal presence on the tondo. Bowls like this example were traditionally buried under houses to catch demons and thus protect the house. Size: 6.625" W x 3.25" H (16.8 cm x 8.3 cm)

Provenance: Ex-Private Orange, County CA collection acquired between 1990 and 1995

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#119200

Condition

Repaired from four to six pieces. Expected surface wear with nice mineral deposits. Some areas of pigment enhanced.

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Aramaic Holy Land Devil Trap Incantation Pottery Bowl

Estimate $800 - $1,200Feb 9, 2017