Ovoid wide necked jar

Near Eastern, Iranian
Early Bronze Age
3200–2800 B.C.


Findspot: Persia

Dimensions

Height x diameter (of mouth): 12 x 7.7 cm (4 3/4 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

32.43

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It is a small jar. The rim is slightly rolled. There is a border on the shoulder of lines hatching. There is a saw-toothed solid area opened by dotted squares separating three areas with birds. There are rounded panels above with stag and rayed circles. It is a repetition of motives on 32.42. It is made of buff clay painted in red-brown. It is broken and mended.

Provenance

From Nihawand. (Accession date: Feb-04-1932)

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund and Gift of E. J. Holmes and T. J. Coolidge