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Fragment of Large Deep Vessel

Asian Art

MEDIUM Red pottery with red and black slip-painted decoration
  • Place Made: Chanhu Daro, Pakistan
  • DATES ca. 2000 B.C.
    DIMENSIONS 4 15/16 x 6 1/8 in. (12.5 x 15.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE A. Augustus Healy Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Harappa. Fragment of Large Deep Vessel, ca. 2000 B.C. Red pottery with red and black slip-painted decoration, 4 15/16 x 6 1/8 in. (12.5 x 15.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 37.74. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 37.74_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Fragment of a quite large, deep vessel with an everted lip. Reddish pottery painted on the inside with a design of horizontal rows of stylized leaves (?) in black on a red ground. On the lip is a scalloped pattern in the same technique. The paint has been rubbed in a number of places and the surface is chipped.
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