Jug

Small long-necked jug with flat base. A loop handle joins the neck at base and about midpoint; it is attached to the body by a ridged addition that gradually joins the body of the vessel at its greatest diameter. The neck flares gently at the horizontal opening; the rim is plain. Dark gray to black surfaces are burnished.

Historical period(s)
Iron Age I - II, ca. 1350-800 BCE
Medium
Ceramic
Dimensions
H x W x D: 13.2 x 8 x 8 cm (5 3/16 x 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 in)
Geography
Northwest Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Kathryn and Clarence Kubichek in memory of Gladys Scott
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1997.3
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jug

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

Small long-necked jug with flat base. A loop handle joins the neck at base and about midpoint; it is attached to the body by a ridged addition that gradually joins the body of the vessel at its greatest diameter. The neck flares gently at the horizontal opening; the rim is plain. Dark gray to black surfaces are burnished.

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