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Fragment of Medium-sized Vessel

Asian Art

MEDIUM Red pottery with slip-painted decoration
  • Place Made: Chanhu Daro, Pakistan
  • DATES ca. 2500 B.C.E.
    PERIOD Indus Valley Civilization
    DIMENSIONS 4 5/16 x 5 7/8 in. (11 x 15 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 Indus Valley Culture. Fragment of Medium-sized Vessel, ca. 2500 B.C.E. Red pottery with slip-painted decoration, 4 5/16 x 5 7/8 in. (11 x 15 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 37.90. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.90_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 37.90_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Fragment of a medium sized vessel with rounded sides. Reddish pottery decorated on the outside with a design of rather widely spaced hatched areas made by zigzag and crossed semi-circular lines edged with triple bands, all done in purplish black on a red painted ground. The surface is chipped in a number of places.
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