Rounded conoid bowl
Near Eastern, Iranian, Hissar
before 4300 B.C.
Findspot: Iran, Rayy (Tepe Hissar I-A), Plot BD 70, m.g. 25, x-3, D. 75.45
Height x diameter: 10 x 17.4 cm (3 15/16 x 6 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
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