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Chalcolithic jar

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Large jar with linked human figures from West-central Iran.

Provenance

By 1971: with Charles D. Kelekian, New York; purchased by the MFA from Charles D. Kelekian, January 13, 1971. (Accession date: January 13, 1971)

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

Near Eastern, Iranian, Chalcolithic, 5250–3000 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 27.2 cm (10 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

1971.2

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels