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.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Indus Valley Pot - Painted Buff Ware with linear designs and 3 suspension holes near the rim. Nal Phase, circa 3,300 - 3,000 BC Mehrgarh Culture, PAKISTAN

Provenance: From the Archaeological dig of 1960 and purchased from a private collection via antiquities auction house.
Age: (c) 5,000+ years old
Size: 80mm diameter
Condition: Some minor chipping to the rim, earth accretions evident, overall good condition.

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