Candle sticks Catherine White
Period: Middle Uruk
Date: ca. 3700-3500 B.C.
Geography: Syria, Tell Brak
Medium: Gypsum, alabaster
Dimensions: 2 7/8 x 2 x 1/4 in. (7.3 x 5.2 x 0.7 cm)
Provenance: 1937-38, excavated by Max Mallowan, on behalf of the British School of Archaeology in Iraq; ceded in the division of finds to the British School of Archaeology in Iraq; acquired by the Museum in 1951, gift of the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.
Deep vessel with handles
Period: Middle Jomon
Date: ca. 3500-2500 B.C.
Medium: Earthenware with carved and incised decoration
Dimensions: H - 13 in. (33 cm); W - 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm); Diam. at mouth - 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Period: Neolithic, Majiayao-Yangshao period, Banshan phase
Date: ca. 2500-2300 B.C.
Medium: Earthenware with painted decoration
Dimensions: H - 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm); W (not including handles) - 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm)