Pottery incantation bowl: flat-based bowl with simple rounded rim; wheel-thrown. Inscribed on the interior with a short text radiating from the centre. Mandaic text. The client is named Bidirya. There appears to be an allusion to the praxis of bowl magic. The text was added after drawing three demons, two of which are completely preserved. Each has outstretched arms. One is wearing a tall rounded hat and is indicated as male, with stripy legs.

An00433063 001 l

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Iraq
Made In
Iraq

Time

Made
6thC-8thC
Period/Culture
Late-Post Sasanian

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