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Sherd

Period:
Chalcolithic–Early Bronze Age
Date:
5th–3rd millennium B.C.
Geography:
Iran, Nishapur
Culture:
Iran
Medium:
Ceramic, paint
Dimensions:
2.87 x 0.28 in. (7.29 x 0.71 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Vessels
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1938
Accession Number:
38.40.321
Not on view
1937, excavated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Iranian Expedition under a concession granted by the Council of Ministers, Iran, upon the recommendation of the Ministry of Education of Iran; title transferred to the Metropolitan Museum of Art pursuant to the concession.
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