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From Tall-i-Bakun, near Persepolis, Iran. Bead, flat, black. Incised designs. Pierced through shortest width. Chipped.

Provenance

From Tall-i-Bakun, near Persepolis. 1937: excavated by the University of Chicago-Museum of Fine Arts Persepolis Expedition. Assigned to the MFA in the division of finds. (Accession Date: December 13, 1945)

Credit Line

University of Chicago-Museum of Fine Arts Persepolis Expedition

Near Eastern, Iranian, Protoliterate, 3500–2700 B.C.

Findspot

Iran

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: W. .025 & .019 Thickness .007

Accession Number

45.925

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The Ancient World

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