Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries

From: Iraq | Khafaje

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number 38-10-5
Current Location Middle East Galleries - On Display
Provenience Iraq | Khafaje
Archaeology Area K 51, next to City Wall
Period Jemdet Nasr
Date Made Transition from Jemdet Nasr to Early Dynastic Period
Section Near Eastern
Materials Ceramic

Light greenish ware; black and red painted decoration in rectangular panels on body, three showing bearded goats each with two birds on its back. Between the animals panels are 2 triangular panels each showing a plant or tree. On the shoulder are triangular panels containing plants and hatched triangles. Solid red color on back. The handle shows two birds. Ring base, high straight sides expanding slightly to a shoulder collared at the carination. Mother Goddess handle on shoulder, unconnected with rim; wide neck overhanging rim. Fragmentary and incomplete - restored.

Credit Line Khafaje Expedition; E. A. Speiser and Charles Bache, 1938
Other Number KH 9-150 - Field No SF

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