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Biconoid jar with a spout

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It has an elevated beak spout. The base is flat, and the rim is flaring. The clay is slate gray. It is polished. There is a fragment. The surface is worn.

Provenance

1934, excavated at Rayy (Cheshmeh Ali Tepe, in present-day Iran), by the University Museum-M.F.A. Persian Expedition; 1935, assigned to the MFA as part of the division of excavated objects. (Accession Date: June 6, 1935)

Credit Line

University Museum—M. F. A. Persian Expedition

Murteza Gerd, Prehistoric, before 6th century B.C.

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Iran, Hissar III

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8.3 x 7.4 cm (3 1/4 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

35.791

Medium or Technique

Pottery

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels