Vessel

Small round kernos with small, deep cup on one side and a long, narrow spout attached to a circular hollow ring. Vertical lines incised around the exterior of the ring and lower part of the spout. Fine-grained red-brown clay, handmade. Surface is lightly worn in places.

Historical period(s)
Iron Age I - II, ca. 1350-800 BCE
Medium
Clay
Dimensions
H x W x D: 10.7 x 9.9 x 18 cm (4 3/16 x 3 7/8 x 7 1/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Joan and Frank Mount
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1995.130
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Vessel

Keywords
Iran, Iron Age I (ca. 1450 - 1250 BCE), Iron Age II (ca. 1250 - 800 BCE), WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 1966
Galerie Israel, Tel Aviv, to 1966 [1]

From 1966 to 1995
Frank and Joan Mount, Alexandria, VA, purchased from Galerie Israel in 1966

From 1995
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Frank and Joan Mount in 1995

Notes:

[1] According to Provenance Remark 1 in the object record.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Frank and Joan Mount
Galerie Israel

Description

Small round kernos with small, deep cup on one side and a long, narrow spout attached to a circular hollow ring. Vertical lines incised around the exterior of the ring and lower part of the spout. Fine-grained red-brown clay, handmade. Surface is lightly worn in places.

Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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