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Object Number:37-11-315
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iran
Cheshmeh Ali
Site Name/Number: Rayy
Archaeology Area: BD 50, pr. 12; D. 75.15
Period: Hissar IA
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ceramic
Paint
Technique:Painted
Height: 14.2 cm
Outside Diameter:18 cm
Credit Line:The Boston Museum of Fine Arts / University Museum Expedition to Rayy; Erich F. Schmidt, 1937
Other Number:RCh 3795 - Field No SF

Description

Red ware, red slip: both surfaces burnished. Small concave base, sides expanding to middle, thence contracting very slightly. Broken and repaired in antiquity: string holes remain. Black paint on exterior: 2 bands below rim, straight lines at right angles to each other with pot-hook at end (possibly highly conventionalized horned beast); below, wide band of slanting lines joined to base by four radiating lines.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006) View Objects in Exhibition

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