Bowl 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: 6.02 in. (15.29 cm)

Classification: Ceramics-Vessels

Credit Line: Rogers Fund and Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, by exchange, 1957

Accession Number: 57.99.2


Damb Sadaat, located in Baluchistan, was outside the area controlled by the cities of the Indus Valley. Similarities in ceramic form and design, however, show that these areas were in contact during the middle and late third millennium B.C.