Mesopotamia, Sassanian Period, Ca 6th to 7th Century AD
The buff clay bowl with circular base, the interior inscribed with a magical inscription in Judeo-Aramaic with a multiple line spiral incantation, painted in black ink, and a demon (erotic?) figure also pictured, the text invoking the departure of evil spirits from the house. Two word inscription on reverse of bowl as well.
Size 6-3/4 in D. x 2-5/8 in H. Ex Prominent NY collector Daryl G Kulok acquired 2006 from Lenny Alexander Wolfe, Jerusalem Dealer.
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