Pottery incantation bowl: a wheel-made hemispherical bowl with simple rim. Inscribed with Aramaic text in a spiral from the centre outwards. The incantation consists largely of Heb verses from the Bible, including two of the prayers recited by Jews at bedtime. The client is Astad son of Mahduk. The bowl has been repaired.

An00158007 001 l

Thing

Made Of
pottery
Type of Thing
incantation bowl
Techniques
wheel-made, inscribed

People

Found, Excavated, Collected By
Rassam, Hormuzd

Place

Inscribed With
Israel
Found In
Tell Ibrahim
Made In
Iraq

Time

Acquired In
1881
Made
6thC-8thC
Period/Culture
Late-Post Sasanian

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