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Mesopotamian Early Dynastic pottery vase from Mari

£140.00

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A plain pottery jar with a bulbous body and rounded base.

Culture
Nothern Mesopotamia, Mari, Early Dynastic Period, 3rd Millennium BC

Size
13.5 x 11.5 cms

Condition
Intact apart from minor chipping

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Nice, France; inherited by family descent from a collection acquired in 1939. An old label on one side: “Vase a fleurs, 2500 ans avant J. Christ. Ruines de Mari, Syrie, 1939”.

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