bowl (containers)

Round-based hammered bowl. The wide bowl narrows at the grooved neck and has a flat circular rim. It is decorated with bands of incised decoration, the widest band contains alternating scenes of a figure sat on a chair and possible stylised writing. These scenes are surrounded by floral motifs and there are two floral bands at the top and bottom of this band. The base is covered in line and diamond patterns.

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