Jar Painted with Birds

Indus Valley
Prehistoric period
2600–2000 B.C.


Object Place: Chanhu-Daro, Indus Valley, Pakistan

Dimensions

Overall: 48.3 x 38.1 x 38.1 cm (19 x 15 x 15 in.)

Accession Number

36.2977

Medium or Technique

Terracotta; buff-colored clay painted with red slip and black decoration

On View

South and Southeast Asian Art Gallery (Gallery 176)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Pottery

Provenance

Excavated at Chanhu Daro, Pakistan in 1935-1936 season; transferred directly to MFA in 1936.

Credit Line

Joint Expedition of the American School of Indic and Iranian Studies and the Museum of Fine Arts, 1935–1936 Season