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Jar

Object Number:35-1-233
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iraq
Ur
Archaeology Area: JNG 343
Period: Jemdet Nasr
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ceramic
Paint
Technique:Painted
Height: 12.9 cm
Outside Diameter:16.6 cm
Credit Line:British Museum/University Museum Expedition to Ur, Iraq, 1935
Other Number:U.20025 - Field No SF

Description

Buff ware, cream slip. Flattened base, carinated body, constricted neck, overhanging rim (damaged). Type JN. Red painted design of filled and cross-hatched triangles surmounted by horizontal and vertical bands on shoulder; lower part of jar completely painted.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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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