- Museum number
Circular, dark green chlorite bowl; straight-sided shallow; hand carved, with extensive remains of scraping on the interior; flat base; exterior decorated with two pairs of horizontal incised grooves below the rim and above the base, framing vertical rows of alternating diagonal hatched triangles, each separated by a vertical incised line; semi-complete; old repair to wall on one side.
- Production date
Diameter: 8.50 centimetres (base)
Diameter: 9.80 centimetres (rim)
Height: 5.60 centimetres
Weight: 322 grammes
Thickness: 0.30 centimetres (at the rim)
Volume: 270 millilitres
- Curator's comments
- A very similar chlorite vessel is published as in the Iraq Museum in Baghdad (cf. F. Basmachi, 'Treasures of the Iraq Museum', Baghdad 1975, no. 37, part). Previously attributed date of ca. 2800-2600 BC in error.
- On display (G52/dc1)
- Exhibition history
Exhibition: Tokyo, 2000.
G52/IRAN/2/12, from official opening 17/11/95-5/12/2005.
- Semi-complete; old repair to the upper wall on one side
- Acquisition date
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number