Near Eastern, Iranian
Early Bronze Age
about 2000 B.C.
Height x diameter (of mouth): 32 x 27 cm (12 5/8 x 10 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Convex jar with a wide neck. It is made of gray clay with painted ornament (like Susa II): birds and lines. The base is flat and the rim is rolled. It is wide mouthed. It is broken and mended.
See Herzfeld in Ill. London News, June 1, 1929 (Cf. fig. 13).
Probably from Nihawand. 1928: purchased by the MFA along with two other objects* for $250. (Accession date: April 26, 1928)
*28.232 and 234
Arthur Mason Knapp Fund