Miniature ovoid jar
Near Eastern, Iranian
Early Bronze Age
about 2000 B.C.
Height x diameter (of mouth): 11.8 x 8 cm (4 5/8 x 3 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The jar is footed. The base is flat, and the rim is flaring. It is made of gray clay, with painted ornament (like Susa II): lines and rosettes. There are some small chips in the rim. It is complete.
See Herzfeld in Ill. London News, June 1, 1929. (cf. fig. 15).
Probably from Nihawand. 1928: purchased by the MFA along with two other objects* for $250. (Accession date: April 26, 1928)
Arthur Mason Knapp Fund