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Provenance

1936, excavated at Rayy (Chal Turkhan, in present-day Iran), by the University Museum-M.F.A. Persian Expedition; 1939, assigned to the MFA as part of the division of excavated objects. (Accession Date: January 12, 1939)

Credit Line

University Museum—M. F. A. Persian Expedition

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

Findspot

Rayy (Tepe Hissar I-A), Iran

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D. .186 H. .152

Accession Number

39.387

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels