Infant feeding vessel

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


Dimensions

Height x width x length: 11 x 5.5 x 7.7 cm (4 5/16 x 2 3/16 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1997.225

Medium or Technique

Pottery

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Miniature red-ware bird-pot with with female head.

Provenance

By 1959: with Dariush Broumand, Khalil Broumand & Sons, NY; 1959: collection of Dr. and Mrs. C.C. Vermeule, Cambridge, Mass.; 1962, on loan to the MFA; 1997: given to the MFA .
(Accession date: November 19, 1997)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of William Stevenson Smith