Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown maker from Jordan
  • jar, circa 3000 BCE
  • from the Bab Edh-Dhra' tomb group A10
  • Where object was made: Bab Edh-Dhra', Amman, Jordan
  • pottery
  • 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
  • 1978.0030.24

Pear shaped jar. Lower body is round and upper body is thinner with some flaring at the rim. Jar is colored light red with white blotches.