Joined twin juglets

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1400-800 BCE
  • Geography

    Northwest Iran
  • Material

  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 12.7 x 16.4 x 7.9 cm (5 x 6 7/16 x 3 1/8 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Description

    Twin juglets, separately made, do not connect but are joined at the lower body. Vessel does not stand by itself. Plain rim, long cylindrical neck, globular body, pointed base. A small loop extends from the neck to the shoulder. Handmade (spouts perhaps wheel-finished); surfaces heavily burnished. Red-brown clay fired in a reducing atmosphere to generally even black.
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Galerie Israel
    Frank and Joan Mount
  • Provenance

    To 1965
    Galerie Israel, Tel Aviv, to 1965 [1]
    From 1965 to 1994
    Frank and Joan Mount, Alexandria, VA, purchased from Galerie Israel in 1965
    From 1994
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Frank and Joan Mount in 1994
    [1] According to Provenance Remark 1 in the object record.
  • Origin

    Northwest Iran
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Joan and Frank Mount
  • Type

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