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Footed Bowl

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Object Number:33-21-116
Current Location: Middle East Galleries
Currently On Display
Provenience: Iran
Tepe Hissar
Archaeology Area: DH 35, X-24, Plot Record #47
Period: Hissar IB
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Ceramic
Paint
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Horned Animal
Goat?
Ibex?
Height: 17 cm
Outside Diameter:15.3 cm
Credit Line:Persian Expedition; Erich Schmidt, 1933
Other Number:H4600 - Field No SF

Description

Light buff ware with cream slip. Hollow foot with expanding sides; sides of bowl expanding to low shoulder, slightly curved to rim. Dark brown painted decoration; groups of slightly diagonal lines on foot; band at junction of foot and body; horizontal band at shoulder on which stand 3 ibexes or goats? separated by 3 pairs of branches.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Exploring Iran: The Photography of Erich F. Schmidt, 1930-1940 (02 Oct 2007 - 09 Dec 2007) View Objects in Exhibition
Middle East Galleries (21 Apr 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
Tokens to Tablets: Glimpses into 6000 Years of the History of the Ancient Near East (14 Nov 1987 - Aug 2006) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Schmidt, Erich F. 1930. "Excavations at Tepe Hissar".. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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