Jar with handle, excavated with cache of cowrie shells inside

Historical period(s)
10th-7th century BCE
Medium
Earthenware; cowrie shells
Dimensions
H x W x D: 8 × 7.8 × 7.2 cm (3 1/8 × 3 1/16 × 2 13/16 in)
Geography
Yemen, Wadi Bayhan
Credit Line
Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection)
Collection
Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection
Accession Number
S2013.2.259.1-15
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
earthenware, funerary, jar, Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection, Yemen
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

American Foundation for the Study of Man founded 1949

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