Jar

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


Findspot: Probably from Hissar I A

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D. r. 112, H. 111

Accession Number

35.776

Medium or Technique

Pottery

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Jar, convex biconoid, short cylindrical neck. Decoration: 3 pairs of “moufflon heads” separated by herring bone design. Gray-black on brown-red. Fragment - restored.

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