Indus Valley Pottery Dish Decorated with Antelope - 12.5×12.5×1.4 cm

Indus Valley Pottery Dish Decorated with Antelope - 12.5×12.5×1.4 cm
Circa 2500-1900 BC.

A buff terracotta dish, decorated in the centre with an antelope-like animal, facing right, head down as if grazing, with decorative geometric patterns around the outside in red green and black pigments. The underside is undecorated.
Condition: Very Fine condition; a little rubbing to surfaces on the rim; with earthy encrustations.
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 discussion 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
Indus Valley
Dish Decorated with Antelope
12.5×12.5×1.4 cm
Century/ Timeframe
Circa 2500-1900 BC.
Good Condition, See Photo
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