Cosmetic container

Near Eastern, Iranian
Iron Age
1000–800 B.C.

Findspot: Soldus Valley, West Azerbaijan, Hasanlu

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View


Asia, The Ancient World


Cosmetic and medical

Rectangular bone cosmetic container decorated with incised lines and bored circle and dot motifs.


From West Azerbaijan, Soldus Valley, Hasanlu, level of the burned building. 1960, excavated by the Iran Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania; given to the MFA in exchange for a contribution September 10, 1975.
(Accession date: September 10, 1975)

Credit Line

Gift of the Iran Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania in exchange for contribution from the Egyptian Curator's Fund and Anonymous gift