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Footed recurved jar with a wide neck

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It has a wheel shape foot. The base is flat, and the rim is flaring. It is decorated with 2 scroll flowers separated by paired branches. The color is dark brown on light gray-brown and buff. It is almost complete. The surface is worn.


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)

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University Museum—M. F. A. Persian Expedition

Near Eastern, Iranian, Hissar, Chalcolithic, about 4300 B.C.


Iran, Hissar I A - B


Height x diameter: 18.8 x 12.4 cm (7 3/8 x 4 7/8 in.)

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The Ancient World