Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Iran | Cheshmeh Ali

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 37-11-315
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Provenience Iran | Cheshmeh Ali
Site Name Rayy
Archaeology Area BD 50, pr. 12; D. 75.15
Period Hissar IA
Section Near Eastern
Materials Ceramic | Paint
Technique Painted

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.

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

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