Globular ovoid jar

Near Eastern, Iranian
Early Bronze Age
3000–2000 B.C.


Findspot: Iran

Dimensions

Height x diameter (of mouth): 17.5 x 11.5 cm (6 7/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

30.530

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It has a wide neck. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled. It is wheel made. It is made of cream clay, with brown painted decoration in bands including birds, architectural and geometrical motifs in panels. It is complete.

Provenance

Gift of Nazarre Aga, through Mr. Arthur Upham Pope. (Accession date: Jul-17-1930)

Credit Line

Gift of Nazarre Aga