Jug with loop handle

Historical period(s)
Iron Age I - II, ca. 1400-800 BCE
Medium
Earthenware
Dimensions
H x W x D: 36.2 x 32.3 x 32.3 cm (14 1/4 x 12 11/16 x 12 11/16 in)
Geography
Northwest Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Joan and Frank Mount
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1996.104
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jug

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

To 1965-1967
Galerie Israel, Tel Aviv, to 1965-1967 [1]

From 1965-1967 to 1996
Frank and Joan Mount, Alexandria, VA, purchased from Galerie Israel in 1965-1967 [2]

From 1996
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Frank and Joan Mount in 1996

Notes:

[1] Joan and Frank Mount purchased the object from Galerie Israel sometime between 1965 and 1967 (according to Provenance Remark 1 in the object record).

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Frank and Joan Mount
Galerie Israel

Published References
  • Trudy S. Kawami. Ancient Iranian Ceramics from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections. New York, 1992. .
  • Ann C. Gunter. A Collection of Ancient Iranian Ceramics. vol. XLIII no. 3, 1997. p. 27, fig. 8.
  • E. Haerinck. The Iron Age in Guilan: Proposal for a Chronology. London and New York. pp. 63-78.
Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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