BURA TERRACOTTA VESSEL 15

Photograph © Tim Hamill

BURA
Terracotta Vessel 15
23"
$2000

Little is known of the Bura civilization (ca. 3rd - 11th centuries) which first discovered in 1975. Excavations began in 1983. Most of the objects dug up are terra cotta heads or vessels. The tall vessels were buried with the neck or opening down, usually contained remnants of cloth or objects probably associated with with funeral practices. Many were discovered by farmers digging in their fields, hence the tops broken by shovels.

PLEASE NOTE: Almost all have damage. Many have native repairs and attempts at restoration. This does not show up on photographs, except for the frequently mismatched pairings of fragments. We can provide additional photographs if necessary.

SHIPPING: These pieces are fragile. The larger pieces must be crated and shipped by an art shipping specialist.

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