Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Jordan
  • bowl, circa 3000 BCE
  • from the Bab Edh-Dhra' tomb group A10
  • Where object was made: Bab Edh-Dhra' Cemetery, Jordan
  • earthenware
  • Gift of Mrs. Elizabeth Hay Bechtel in honor of Helen Foresman Spencer, courtesy of the Department of Antiquities of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
  • Not on display
  • 1978.0030.02

Bowl is not a rounded half circle and the rim has peaks and valleys to make the shape irregular. Bowl is a very light red and tan on outside. Inside color is a darker gray and ligh tan. There are brown specks throughout.