Pottery incantation bowl: hemispherical bowl with simple rim; wheel-made. Inscribed in spiral from the centre outwards and continuing on the exterior of the bowl. Aramaic text. This incantation is a work of 'black' magic, calling for the torture of the adversary of the client. The client is unnamed; the adversary is named as Zutra son of Ukkamay. There is clear Jewish influence. The incantation includes Heb passages from the Bible; verse from Deut is repeated in inverse order; repaired.

An00152718 001 l

Thing

Made Of
pottery
Type of Thing
incantation bowl
Exhibition History
Exhibited 2016 5 year loan PROMISED
Techniques
wheel-made

People

Place

Inscribed With
Gomorrah, Admah, Sodom, Zeboiim
Made In
Iraq

Time

Acquired In
1886
Made
6thC-8thC
Period/Culture
Late-Post Sasanian

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