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: excavated at Bab edh-Dhra (present-day 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
  • 1978.0030.13
Label Text

Bowl is plunger shaped and has a small round base. There is a stenciled design just below rim that forms a circle around bowl. Bowl is colored tan and white with some dark gray at TL and bottom.