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', 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
  • 1978.0030.06

Bowl is plunger shaped with a small round base. Left side projects out more than the right. There is a stenciled design at edge of rim that forms a circle around bowl. Bowl has dark gray coloring at center and light red and white blotches on inside.