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Object Number:37-16-427.1
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iraq
Tepe Gawra
Locus: Area A
Period: Halaf Period
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ceramic
Height: 28 cm
Outside Diameter:28.3 cm
Credit Line:American School Oriental Research / University Museum Expedition to Tepe Gawra, Iraq; E. A. Speiser, 1937
Other Number:G6-348 - Field No SF

Description

Well baked buff ware, wet smoothed. Straight sides expanding to the middle, then curving to a wide flat shoulder on which are 4 pierced lug handles [2 restored]; high wide vertical neck. Incomplete; base, part of neck and body restored. Reddish brown painted decoration showing black where overlaid on body, in ten triangular panels alternately showing birds and rows of connected lozenges; on neck in solid colour. Most sherds blackened. Part of whole. See also, 37-16-427.2

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