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Spouted jar

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Painted pottery jar with ovoid body and narrow neck. Radiating painted design on the shoulder of the vessel. Spout decorated with a modeled figure of an ibex.


By 1972, Mr. and Mrs. William Kelly Simpson collection; given to the MFA by Mr. and Mrs. Simpson February 9, 1972. (Accession date: February 9, 1972)

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Kelly Simpson

Near Eastern, Iranian, Luristan, Iron Age, 999–800 B.C.


Height x diameter: 49.53 cm x 40.6 cm (19 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Painted pottery


The Ancient World