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Sherd

Object Number:37-11-320
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Iran
Cheshmeh Ali
Site Name/Number: Rayy
Archaeology Area: BD 50; p.r. 11; D. 75.15
Period: Hissar IA
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ceramic
Paint
Technique:Painted
Credit Line:The Boston Museum of Fine Arts / University Museum Expedition to Rayy; Erich F. Schmidt, 1937
Other Number:RCh 3794 - Field No SF
Draw. po 147 - Other Number

Description

Red ware, red slip. Base and part of bottom blackened by fire. Small concave base, rounded sides expanding to the middle, thence vertical to rim. Black paint; on exterior below rim, large zigzag band formed of narrow lines, with vertical wavy lines between; below are two horizontal bands.

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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