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Straight sided bowl

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It is broken and mended. There were eighteen original fragments with painted designs of frog-like figures, circular and cross-hatched lines and dots in tones of brown. The base is flat. Part of the rim is broken off. The clay is grayish-white. The surface is worn.

Provenance

From Tall-i-Bakun. 1937: excavated by the University of Chicago-Museum of Fine Arts Persepolis Expedition. (Accession Date: December 13, 1945)

Credit Line

University of Chicago-Museum of Fine Arts Persepolis Expedition

Near Eastern, Iranian, Prehistoric, 5th millennium B.C.

Findspot

Iran

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 12.7 x 22.4 cm (5 x 8 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.960

Medium or Technique

Clay

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels