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Vessel in the form of a naked woman

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Vessel in form of a female figure. Opening in head and hollow interior. Mentioned in Syria 39 (1962) 224, n.l. cf. ibid. 214 fig. 4 (59.723) and 217 fig. 7 (coll. Vermeule); 7000 Ans d'art en Iran, pl. X, no. 91, another female vessel. The ears were pierced for gold earrings. Although its use...

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Provenance

Said to be from northwest Iran. By 1962: with H.D. Motamed, New York; 1962: purchased by the MFA from H. D. Motamed. (Accession Date: June 6, 1962)

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

Near Eastern, Iranian, Iron Age, 10th–9th century B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 43.5 cm (17 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

62.582

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels