Parthian ceramic vessel, 2nd century A.D.

Glazed ceramic vessel intended to contain wine or water and used domestically. This pot made of a greenish glaze is preserved in a masterly way being one of the best examples of Parto art, which consists of a mixture of Persian and Hellenistic influences. Parthia was an empire in the territory of present-day Iran founded by the births in the third century BC.


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