Straight sided bowl

Near Eastern, Iranian
Prehistoric
5th millennium B.C.


Findspot: Iran, Tall-i-Bakun

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 12.7 x 22.4 cm (5 x 8 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.960

Medium or Technique

Clay

Not On View

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It is broken and mended. There were eighteen original fragments with painted designs of frog-like figures, circular and cross-hatched lines and dots in tones of brown. The base is flat. Part of the rim is broken off. The clay is grayish-white. The surface is worn.

Provenance

From Tall-i-Bakun. 1937: excavated by the University of Chicago-Museum of Fine Arts Persepolis Expedition. (Accession Date: December 13, 1945)

Credit Line

University of Chicago-Museum of Fine Arts Persepolis Expedition