Spouted jar

Near Eastern, Iranian, Luristan
Iron Age
999–800 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 49.53 cm x 40.6 cm (19 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1972.60

Medium or Technique

Painted pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Painted pottery jar with ovoid body and narrow neck. Radiating painted design on the shoulder of the vessel. Spout decorated with a modeled figure of an ibex.

Provenance

By 1972, Mr. and Mrs. William Kelly Simpson collection; given to the MFA by Mr. and Mrs. Simpson February 9, 1972.
(Accession date: February 9, 1972)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Kelly Simpson