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Vessel

2nd century B.C.E.

Gray earthenware

20 11/16 × 6 5/16 in. (52.5 × 16 cm)
Gift of the Rubin-Ladd Foundation, under the bequest of Ester R. Portnow
2010.205.1
Geography: 
India
Culture: 
Indian
Period: 
Shunga period (185–75 B.C.E.)
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Throckmorton Fine Arts, New York; purchased on 12/18/2007 by The Rubin-Ladd Foundation, Georgetown, Conn. and New York; gift in 2010 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Gautam Sengupta, Sima Roy Chowdhury, and Sharmi Chakraborty, Eloquent Earth: Early Terracottas in the State Archaeological Museum, West Bengal (Kolkata: Centre for Archaeological Studies and Training, 2007).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.