Infant feeding vessel (?)

Pot in shape of a bird

Near Eastern, Iranian
Iron Age
1100–800 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x length: 15 x 14 cm (5 7/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

59.723

Medium or Technique

Orangeware pottery

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Pot in the shape of a bird with owl-faced human head wearing triple-staged crown. Spout-tail decorated with concentric circles similar to gold diadem 59.733. Zig-zag collar,

Provenance

Said to be from Daylaman. By 1959: with Dariush Broumand, Khalil Broumand & Sons, NY; 1959: purchased by the MFA from Dariush Broumand.
(Accession Date: February 12, 1959)

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund