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Fragment of Broad Shallow Vessel

Asian Art

CULTURE Harappa
MEDIUM Red pottery with red and black slip-painted decoration
  • Place Made: Chanhu Daro, Pakistan
  • DATES ca. 2500 B.C.E.
    PERIOD Indus Valley Civilization
    DIMENSIONS 11.2 x 29 cm (11.2 x 29 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Asian Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 37.75
    CREDIT LINE A. Augustus Healy Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Harappa. Fragment of Broad Shallow Vessel, ca. 2500 B.C.E. Red pottery with red and black slip-painted decoration, 11.2 x 29 cm (11.2 x 29 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 37.75. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 37.75_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Fragment of a broad shallow vessel with a wide flat rim. Reddish pottery painted on the inside and on the upper surface of the rim with a very stylized leaf pattern between the bands of three lines each, all in very dark red on a somewhat lighter red ground. On the underside of the rim are two dark red lines and a broader area in lighter red. The paint has been chipped off the edge. Earth incrustation still adheres in a few places.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (74%)
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