Rounded conoid bowl

Near Eastern, Iranian, Hissar
Chalcolithic
before 4300 B.C.


Findspot: Iran, Rayy (Tepe Hissar I-A), Plot BD 70, m.g. 25, x-3, D. 75.45

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 10 x 17.4 cm (3 15/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

39.385

Medium or Technique

Clay

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It is decorated with bands of lozenges, oblique lines and radiating lines. The red clay is polished and painted with black, which is faded. The base is rounded, almost pointed. The rim is plain. There are some chips broken off the rim. The surface is worn. It is complete.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

University Museum—M. F. A. Persian Expedition