Conoid bowl

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


Findspot: Iran, Rayy (Tepe Hissar I-A), Plot: BD 51, refuse, D. of excavation 75.00

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 96 x 13.9 cm (37 13/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

39.386

Medium or Technique

Clay

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The bowl has a concave upper body. It is decorated with bands and small lines painted in black. The clay is red-brown. It is broken and mended. One half of the bowl is restored. The base is small and flat. The rim is plain. The surface is worn.

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