Painted pottery sherd

Pakistan, Indus Valley, Chanhu-Daro
about 2600–1900 B.C.


Object Place: Chanhu-Daro, Indus Valley, Pakistan

Dimensions

20 x 10.5 cm (7 7/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

36.2997

Medium or Technique

Terracotta; reddish buff-colored clay, painted with dark brown slip

Out on Loan

On display at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, since September 1, 1999

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Fragments

Provenance

Excavated at Chanhu-Daro. From Mound II, level -3.3 ft., trench B(5)

Credit Line

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