8 Terracotta Scoop

8 • A Terracotta Scoop

Mehrgarh, Indus Valley, 4000–3500 BC
Size: 14.5 × 11 cm

Painted on the inside with a human figure, goats, a dog, birds and two sections of cross-hatching. A similar type of scoop with human figures was excavated from Susa.

Ref: cemetary Acroppole; SB 3157, now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.