Ovoid jar with a wide neck
Near Eastern, Iranian
5th millennium B.C.
Findspot: Iran, Tall-i-Bakun
Height x diameter: 32.7 x 32.1 cm (12 7/8 x 12 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
It has a constricted mouth and base. The base is flat, and the rim is flared. It is broken and mended. There were 59 original fragments with painted designs of broad and narrow bands and diamond-shaped areas in black over a tan slip. The clay is grayish white and soft. The surface is worn. It is complete.
From Tall-i-Bakun. 1937: excavated by the University of Chicago-Museum of Fine Arts Persepolis Expedition. (Accession Date: December 13, 1945)
University of Chicago-Museum of Fine Arts Persepolis Expedition