bowl (containers)

Sicilian bowl from the Lipari Islands. It has a conical body, flat base, and a deep, slightly in-curved rim with shoulder and central rib, and an upright bar on either side of the high-angled loop handle. The base is ornamented with a deeply incised cross. It is a medium grey colour inside and out.

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