From: Iraq | Khafaje

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 38-10-2
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Khafaje
Archaeology Area P 43/40, h = 33.70
Period Early Jemdet Nasr
Date Made Early Jemdet Nasr Period?
Section Near Eastern
Materials Ceramic
Technique Painted

painted decoration, scarlet or plum ware? Light brown ware. Red paint on rim and shoulder in solid band; red bands on body forming panels and stripes; between the stripes are traces of painted decoration in triangles and circles, original colour perhaps brown. Wide flat base, short nearly vertical sides, wide shoulder with four pierced lug handles; vertically incised collar at point of carination; no neck, slight rim. Fragmentary, restored.

Height 13 cm
Outside Diameter 23 cm
Credit Line Khafaje Expedition; E. A. Speiser and Charles Bache, 1938
Other Number KH 9-194 - Field No SF

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