Jar with incised decoration on neck and shoulder

Cylindrical jar with slightly convex, vertical sides.It has a short slopping shoulder, short concave neck with flaring rim, and two rudimentary lug handles on both sides. Incised decoration on neck and shoulder.

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Historical period(s)
5th-3rd century BCE
Medium
Earthenware
Dimensions
H x Diam: 30.6 × 21.5 cm (12 1/16 × 8 7/16 in)
Geography
Yemen, Wadi Bayhan
Credit Line
Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection)
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S2013.2.70
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Jar

Keywords
earthenware, Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection, Yemen
Provenance
Provenance research underway.
Description

Cylindrical jar with slightly convex, vertical sides.It has a short slopping shoulder, short concave neck with flaring rim, and two rudimentary lug handles on both sides. Incised decoration on neck and shoulder.

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