Biconoid jar with a spout

Murteza Gerd
Prehistoric
before 6th century B.C.


Findspot: Iran, Hissar III, Rayy, Plot: BA 25, p.r. 22, R. 4, D. 73.20 floor

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8.3 x 7.4 cm (3 1/4 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

35.791

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It has an elevated beak spout. The base is flat, and the rim is flaring. The clay is slate gray. It is polished. There is a fragment. The surface is worn.

Provenance

1934, excavated at Rayy (Cheshmeh Ali Tepe, in present-day Iran), by the University Museum-M.F.A. Persian Expedition; 1935, assigned to the MFA as part of the division of excavated objects. (Accession Date: June 6, 1935)

Credit Line

University Museum—M. F. A. Persian Expedition