string(22) "edanmdm:fsg_S2013.2.21" Jug with encircling linear ornament on shoulder and zoomorphic handle - National Museum of Asian Art

Jug with encircling linear ornament on shoulder and zoomorphic handle

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At A Glance

  • Period

    late 8th-late 6th century BCE
  • Geography

    Wadi Bayhan, Yemen
  • Material

    Earthenware with applied pigment
  • Dimension

    H x W x D: 12.2 × 13.8 × 11.6 cm (4 13/16 × 5 7/16 × 4 9/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    S2013.2.21
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_S2013.2.21

Object Details

  • Description

    Jug with handle and four bands of red paint decoration
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Unearthing Arabia: The Archaeological Adventures of Wendell Phillips (October 11, 2014 to June 7, 2015)
    Caravan Kingdoms: Yemen and the Ancient Incense Trade (June 25 to September 11, 2005)
    Yemen au pays de la reine de Saba (October 25, 1997 to October 13, 2002)
  • Origin

    Wadi Bayhan, Yemen
  • Credit Line

    Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection)
  • Type

    Vessel
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