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Unglazed Ceramic from West Asia

Ceramic, Unglazed, West Asia

Works of Art (11)

Administrative tablet with cylinder seal impression of a male figure, hunting dogs, and boars, 3100–2900 B.C.; Jemdet Nasr period (Uruk III script), Mesopotamia, Clay (1988.433.1)
Bath scraper, 12th–13th century, Iran, Earthenware; unglazed, molded in relief (26.102.7)
Cone mosaic, 3300–3100 B.C.; Late Uruk period, Excavated at the "Columned Hall," Uruk, Mesopotamia, Clay, mud plaster (L.1995.48.2)
Cult vessel in the form of a tower, 19th century B.C.; Old Babylonian period, Syria, Ceramic (68.155)
Cuneiform tablet case, 1920–1840 B.C.; Old Assyrian Trading Colony period, Central Anatolia, Kültepe (Karum Kanesh), Clay (66.245.5b)
Head of a male, 2000–1600 B.C.; Old Babylonian period, Southern Mesopotamia, Ceramic (1972.96)
Jug, ca. 1600–1450 B.C.; Late Cypriot I, Cypriot, Base Ring I Ware, Terracotta (74.51.1084)
Molded plaque with a king or god carrying a mace, 2000–1700 B.C.; Isin-Larsa-Old Babylonian period, Southern Mesopotamia, Ceramic (32.39.2)
Nude female with birdlike face holding an infant, ca. 1450–1200 B.C.; Late Cypriot II; Base-Ring Ware, Cypriot; Said to be from Nicosia–Ayia Paraskevi, Terracotta (74.51.1542)
Nude goddess figurine, [late 8th–7th century B.C.?], Excavated at Tell el-Duweir (ancient Lachish), southern Levant, Ceramic (34.126.53)
Spouted jar and stand, 9th century B.C.; Iron Age II, Excavated at Hasanlu cemetery, northwestern Iran, Ceramic (60.20.15)