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Vase with basket-weave pattern

Period:
Early Bronze Age
Date:
ca. mid- to late 3rd millennium B.C.
Geography:
Persian Gulf region or southern Iran
Medium:
Chlorite
Dimensions:
2.95 in. (7.49 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Vessels
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mrs. Vladimir S. Littauer Gift, 1970
Accession Number:
1970.33.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 403
Acquired by the Museum in 1970, purchased from George Anavian, New York.

“Al-Hiba: Expedition into the Past.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, November 16, 1972–January 21, 1973.

Crawford, Vaughn E. 1970. "Reports of the Departments: Ancient Near Eastern Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 29 (2), p. 62.

Pittman, Holly. 1984. Art of the Bronze Age: Southeastern Iran, Western Central Asia, and the Indus Valley. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 14, fig. 2.

Morris, Edwin T. 1999. Scents of Time: Perfume from Ancient Egypt to the 21st Century. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 16-17.
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