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    Incantation Bowl
    Middle East.
    Ca. 5th century A.D.
    5"D.
    A small pottery bowl having a faintly inscribed incantation against evil in old Aramaic text with drawings in tondo. Bowls similar to this were found at the four-corners of the foundations of houses, inverted and sometimes stacked.Large section of the rim reattached and bears an interesting shell impression, which was probably mixed in the clay and has since been lost. Inscription quite faded.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2008
    19th Wednesday
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