Zoomorphic Vessel

Historical period(s)
Iron Age I - II, ca. 1000 BCE
Gray clay with gritty inclusions. Surface slipped brown--orange-ochre, very mottled; burnishing marks visible
H x W x D: 15.9 x 9.1 x 24.7 cm (6 1/4 x 3 9/16 x 9 3/4 in)
Northwest Iran
Credit Line
Gift of The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel

Zoomorphic vessel

Iran, Iron Age I (ca. 1450 - 1250 BCE), Iron Age II (ca. 1250 - 800 BCE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Arthur M. Sackler Foundation founded 1965

Published References
  • Ann C. Gunter. The Art of Eating and Drinking in Ancient Iran. vol. 1, no. 2 New York. p. 13, fig. 5.
  • et al. Asian Art in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: The Inaugural Gift. Washington, 1987. cat. 7, p. 33.
  • Ann C. Gunter. Ancient Iranian Drinking Vessles. vol. 18, no. 9 Hong Kong, September 1987. p. 40, fig. 3.
  • Trudy S. Kawami. Ancient Iranian Ceramics from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections. New York, 1992. cat. 105, p. 216.
Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum