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Glass vessels (sprinklers and bowls) Jerusalem

Mamluk Period, 14th century

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Mamluk glass vessels from JerusalemThe bowls were made of dark purple glass and decorated with embedded white trails, using a technique called marvering.

Sprinklers were a common type of glass vessel in Jerusalem, as they were used for sprinkling rose water on graves and during a special ceremony held in the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem.

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  • Title: Glass vessels (sprinklers and bowls) Jerusalem
  • Date Created: Mamluk Period, 14th century
  • Location: Jerusalem
  • Type: Vessels
  • Rights: Israel Antiquities Authority, Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem / by Meidad Suchowolski
  • External Link: http://www.imj.org.il/imagine/galleries/viewGalleryE.asp?case=12
  • Viewing Notes: Curator: Brosh, Naa'ma

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