Straight sided bowl
Near Eastern, Iranian
5th millennium B.C.
Findspot: Iran, Tall-i-Bakun
Height x diameter: 12.7 x 22.4 cm (5 x 8 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
It is broken and mended. There were eighteen original fragments with painted designs of frog-like figures, circular and cross-hatched lines and dots in tones of brown. The base is flat. Part of the rim is broken off. The clay is grayish-white. The surface is worn.
From Tall-i-Bakun. 1937: excavated by the University of Chicago-Museum of Fine Arts Persepolis Expedition. (Accession Date: December 13, 1945)
University of Chicago-Museum of Fine Arts Persepolis Expedition