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scarlet ware


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A type of pottery found in the early Dynastic Period in Mesopotamia in the period 2900–2370 bc, characterized by a set of geometrical designs in black on a buff‐coloured ground, separated by large areas painted in red. Later examples of the tradition become progressively more elaborate and include animal and human figures in red outlined in black.

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