This blog is a electronic museum of my collections of antiquities, ethnographic, first editions, retro pottery from the 1950's to early 1970's, shell, mineral and gemstone samples,fossils and other wonderful things! Comments are welcome on the objects including advice which will add to my own wonderment and knowledge.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Bactrian Painted Red Ware Pottery Vessel with twin Lugs, Chalcolithic Period, Mundigak III-IV, (c) 3000-2500 BC, AFGHANISTAN
Provenance:Purchased in antiquities saleroom via private collection. Age: (c) 4,500 to 5,000 years old. Size:approx: 11.5cm