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13th Century Glassware Found in Kish

 

20 May 2006

 

 

 

LONDON, (CAIS) -- An important collection of relics pertaining to the production of dishes and glass objects dating back to the thirteenth century CE has been discovered in the Persian Gulf island of Kish.


Fars News Agency quoted the Public Relations and International Affairs Department of Kish Free Zone Organization as saying that designed potteries were also unearthed at historical mounds in Harireh city.


The site includes some areas wherein several glass-making furnaces were also discovered.


Around the furnaces, numerous pieces of glass and other objects were also found confirming the existence of glass-making workshops on the island.


 

 

 

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