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Vessel fragment with painted decoration

Period:
Early Harappan
Date:
ca. early to mid-3rd millennium B.C.
Geography:
Indus Region, Damb Sadaat
Culture:
Indus
Medium:
Ceramic, paint
Dimensions:
3.62 x 2.64 in. (9.19 x 6.71 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Vessels
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, by exchange, 1957
Accession Number:
57.99.8
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 403
1950-51, excavated by the Afghan Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History, New York; acquired by the Museum in 1957, through an exchange of objects with the American Museum of Natural History, New York.
Wilkinson, Charles K. 1958. "Ancient Near Eastern Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 17 (2), Eighty-Eighth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year 1957-1958 (Oct., 1958), pp. 40-41.
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