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Sherd

Jar

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Object Number:
31-52-450
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Iraq
Gawra
Locus:
Levels V-VI
Period:
Gawra VI
Section:
Near Eastern
Materials:
Ceramic
Iconography:
Snake
Description:
Greenish-buff paste with some veg. material in it. Wheel-made, matt surface; rim sherd from jar. Decorated with applied snake curving up shoulder over the rim, head on interior of pot. Flat head, tiny circles impressed over body. Shoulder of pot dec. with incised triangle filled with lines incised parallel to sides. Below, row of incised crescents.
Length:
11cm
Width:
9cm
Thickness:
1.3cm
Credit Line:
American School / University Museum Expedition to Tepe Gawra, Iraq 1930-1931

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Near East Study Room (1955 - 1982)
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