Near Eastern, Iranian, Hissar
before 4300 B.C.
Findspot: Iran, Rayy (Tepe Hissar I-A), Plot: BD 51, refuse, D. of excavation 75.00
Height x diameter: 96 x 13.9 cm (37 13/16 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The bowl has a concave upper body. It is decorated with bands and small lines painted in black. The clay is red-brown. It is broken and mended. One half of the bowl is restored. The base is small and flat. The rim is plain. The surface is worn.
1936, excavated at Rayy (Chal Turkhan, in present-day Iran), by the University Museum-M.F.A. Persian Expedition; 1939, assigned to the MFA as part of the division of excavated objects. (Accession Date: January 12, 1939)
University Museum—M. F. A. Persian Expedition