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Jar

Period:
Early Bronze Age
Date:
ca. 2600–2300 B.C.
Geography:
Iran, Luristan, Kamterlan I
Culture:
Iran
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
4.49 in. (11.4 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Vessels
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1943
Accession Number:
43.89.14
Not on view
1935, excavated by Erich F. Schmidt, on behalf of the First Holmes Expedition sponsored by the American Institute for Persian (later Iranian) Art and Archaeology; acquired by the Museum in 1943, purchased from the American Institute for Iranian Art and Archaeology, New York.
Schmidt, Erich F., M. van Loon, H.H. Curvers. 1989. The Holmes Expeditions to Luristan. The University of Chicago Oriental Institute Publications, Vol. 108. Chicago: Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, p. 148, pl. 79n.
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