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Parthian Ceramics

Blue-glazed cylindrical jar with pair of handles

PDC 23145

Blue-glazed cylindrical jar with pair of handles
Clay. Haft Tepe. 1st-3rd century A.D. Height 31.7 cm., rim diameter 9.4 cm. Private collection, Tokyo. The rim of this jar is in a form unique to the Parthians. The body still shows the marks made by the potter's wheel. The straight handles are also reminiscent of Parthian designs.
 - Shinji Fukai, Ceramics of Ancient Persia (New York: Weatherhill, 1981), plate 92
 - Photo by Bin Takahashi


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