For sale is this incredible authentic Near Eastern clay pottery dish. It is made of a tan clay with a light orange tint, and was molded or spun and baked to set.
This piece appears to be styled under the Mehrgarh influence, as it is consistent with known period examples of such work. Discover the captivating beauty of this exquisite ancient Indus Valley terracotta pottery dish, a remarkable artifact from a bygone era. Crafted with skillful precision and artistic finesse, this piece dates back to the rich cultural heritage of the Indus Valley civilization, estimated to be around 3300 to 1300 BCE. This piece is made of terracotta, a type of earthenware known for its natural reddish-brown hue and durability, was the medium of choice for the talented artisans who created this masterpiece.
The dish boasts a graceful and simplistic design, which is a testament to the aesthetics of the Harappian Indus Valley people. The Indus Valley civilization, one of the world's earliest urban societies, thrived along the banks of the Indus River and extended into present-day India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. Renowned for their advanced urban planning, sophisticated drainage systems, and impressive trade networks, the Indus Valley people left behind a legacy of remarkable artifacts like this pottery dish, offering valuable insights into their way of life.
Please study the photos for the best indication of condition. Though time has weathered its surface, this terracotta dish remains largely intact, preserving its historical value and artistic charm.As with any ancient artifact, there are signs of age, further enhancing its authenticity and allure. Again, please study the photos for a better idea of condition.
This ancient Indus Valley terracotta pottery dish has been carefully sourced from a reputable archaeological collection, ensuring its authenticity and history. Acquiring this exceptional artifact grants the opportunity to own a tangible piece of ancient history, bridging the gap between the modern world and the ancient Indus Valley civilization.This beautiful antiquity is guaranteed authentic. It would make a great display or decor piece, and would be a perfect addition to any collection! Don't pass it up! Be sure to check over the details and look at all of the photos so you will know exactly what you'll get! Sometimes the photos include a picture of the item next to a ruler so that you can better tell the size of the item. This way we can avoid any accidental sizing issues. My goal is to make you happy! I love being able to help in any way, so if for some reason something isn't clear, then please don't hesitate to ask!!
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