Tile with painted geometric design of four squares within a large square


  • Title

    Tile with painted geometric design of four squares within a large square

  • Associated place

    Baba Jan Tepe (place of excavation)
  • Date

    800 BC - 700 BC
  • Material and technique

    terracotta, pigment

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    41 x 46.8 x 10 cm (length x width x depth)
    18 kg (weight)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Allocated by the University of London, Institute of Archaeology, 1968.

  • Museum location

    currently out on loan

  • Museum department


  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Collins, Paul, Mountains and Lowlands Ancient Iran and Mesopotamia (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2016), p.136, illus. p.136

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