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Glass: Islamic Period: UC 22156

Molar flasks are so called after the four feet, which resemble vaguely the root of a molar tooth. They are the most common perfume container, found at every excavation throughout the Islamic world. The decoration, which seems to be purely aesthetic, is wheel cut.

date: Abbasid to Fatimid Period (9th-10th century AD)

UC 22156

Carboni 2001 : 98-100


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