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    Pottery Incantation Bowl
    Middle East.
    Ca. 5th century A.D.
    6-1/8"D.
    A small clay bowl inscribed with faux incantations, probably made by an illiterate, copying the typical Devil trap bowls usually found at the four-corners of the foundations of houses, which bore incantations against evil. This buff color bowl is of squat, truncated conical form, intact with finely preserved inscription and some surface encrustation.


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    March, 2008
    19th Wednesday
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