Location: On Display in the Middle East Galleries
From: Iran | Hajji Firuz
Curatorial Section: Near Eastern
|Current Location||Middle East Galleries - On Display|
|Provenience||Iran | Hajji Firuz|
|Archaeology Area||F10 (4c) 3A/20|
|Date Made||5400-5000 BCE|
"Wine Jar" pottery jar, restricted, carinated; found in fragments.
Reconstructed storage jar. The jar is one of a series of jars found sunken into the floor along an interior wall of a "kitchen" in a well-preserved Neolithic house. A reddish residue found inside the jar tested positive for wine and terebinth tree resin. The jar had a capacity of approximately 9 liters (2.5 gallons). It is one of the oldest known wine storage containers in the world.
|Outside Diameter||33.4 cm|
|Credit Line||The Hasanlu Project (Hajji Firuz); Mary M. Voight, 1969|
|Other Number||HF68-205 - Field No SF|
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