Piece of the body of a Small Jar

Kirkuk, Iraq
Central Mesopotamia
Near East


Late Ubaid Period (about 4500-4000 BCE)

Terracotta, vegetal-tempered, painted

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the Semitic Museum



Place Made: Arabian Peninsula, Iraq, West Asia, Asia

Object Name


Research Area

Near East


Not on view


Excavated at Nuzi (Yorghan Tepe) by the Harvard-Baghdad School Expedition, 1927-1931; Semitic Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; given to present collection, 1942.

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