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Recipient (càlat)

Recipient (càlat),  common Iberian ceramic, Bosc del Congost (Sant Julià de Ramis, Gironès), Iberian period, 225-175 BC

Recipient (càlat),  common Iberian ceramic, Bosc del Congost (Sant Julià de Ramis, Gironès), Iberian period, 225-175 BC

Hand-thrown painted Iberian pottery from the north-east of the peninsula was manufactured as early as the 6th century BC. The most common decorations were parallel lines and bands, concentric circles and manes, unlike products from the Near East, where more elaborate decorations such as animal and human figures abounded. The calathus is the most typical form of this kind of decorative style, although it is also possible to find these decorative motifs on dishes and jars.

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