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Globular ovoid jar

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It has a wide neck. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled. It is wheel made. It is made of cream clay, with brown painted decoration in bands including birds, architectural and geometrical motifs in panels. It is complete.

Provenance

Gift of Nazarre Aga, through Mr. Arthur Upham Pope. (Accession date: Jul-17-1930)

Credit Line

Gift of Nazarre Aga

Near Eastern, Iranian, Early Bronze Age, 3000–2000 B.C.

Findspot

Iran

Dimensions

Height x diameter (of mouth): 17.5 x 11.5 cm (6 7/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

30.530

Medium or Technique

Pottery

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels