Harappa. <em>Fragment of Broad Shallow Vessel</em>, 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 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.75_bw.jpg)

Fragment of Broad Shallow Vessel

Artist:Harappa

Medium: Red pottery with red and black slip-painted decoration

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 2500 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 11.2 x 29 cm (11.2 x 29 cm)

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Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H32, 6J

Accession Number: 37.75

Image: 37.75_bw.jpg,

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.

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