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Jar with ibexes

Period:
Early Bronze Age
Date:
ca. 2600–2500 B.C.
Geography:
Iran, Luristan, Kamterlan I
Culture:
Iran
Medium:
Ceramic, paint
Dimensions:
14 in. (35.56 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Vessels
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1943
Accession Number:
43.89.13
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 403
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.
Pope, Arthur Upham. 1936. "A Note on Some Pottery from the Holmes Luristan Expedition of the Institute." Bulletin of the American Institute of Persian Art and Archaeology 4, p. 121, fig. 2.

Vanden Berghe, Louis. 1959. Archéologie de l'Iran Ancien. Leiden: Brill, p. 93, pl. 123c.
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