Painted jar

Bronze Age, around 2000 BC. Acquired in Nahavand, said to be from Tepe Giyan, western Iran. During the third - early second millennium BC, as in other periods, different regional styles characterized pottery made in south-west, western, northern and south-east Iran. These seem to reflect flourishing regional areas. This is an example of a vessel which belongs to a long sequence of monochrome pottery found at sites such as Tepe Giyan and Godin Tepe.

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