Indus Valley Pottery Decorated Jar - 7.9×6.2×6.2 cm

Description
Indus Valley Pottery Decorated Jar - 7.9×6.2×6.2 cm
Circa 2500-1900 BC.

A buff terracotta jar, decorated around the upper body in red green and black pigments with a bull and another horned animal; various symbols between. The inside of the bowl is undecorated.
Condition: Very Fine condition with light earthy accretions.
Indus Valley Civilization: Mehrgarh Period VII: Circa 2500-1900 BC.

See Satyawadi, N. Proto-Historic Pottery of the Indus Valley Civilisation: Study of Painted Motifs New Delhi, 1994 for discussions and illustrations 112, 116, 117. 118.

The Indus Valley Civilisation extended from what today is north east Afghanistan to Pakistan and north west India and was one of three early earliest and widespread cradles of civilisations along with Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia.

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Lot details
Culture
Indus Valley
Material
Pottery
Object
Decorated Jar
Dimensions
7.9×6.2×6.2 cm
Century/ Timeframe
Circa 2500-1900 BC.
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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