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Early hegira 7th century / Early AD 13th century, Almohad period
Common ceramic made from fine reddish paste, modelled on a potter’s wheel and fired in an oxidising atmosphere
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Unusual object similar to a lamp that was used to light open spaces. The semi-circular front opening allowed the light to come out, while the closed shape protected the flame from the wind and the horizontal handle made it easy to carry. This piece of popular art dates to the Almohad era.