Jar Painted with Birds
Object Place: Chanhu-Daro, Indus Valley, Pakistan
Overall: 48.3 x 38.1 x 38.1 cm (19 x 15 x 15 in.)
Medium or Technique
Terracotta; buff-colored clay painted with red slip and black decoration
South and Southeast Asian Art Gallery (Gallery 176)
Excavated at Chanhu Daro, Pakistan in 1935-1936 season; transferred directly to MFA in 1936.
Joint Expedition of the American School of Indic and Iranian Studies and the Museum of Fine Arts, 1935–1936 Season