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Concave beaker

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The rim is flaring, and the base is rounded. It is decorated with parallel angles. There are lozenges in slender triangles. The color is grayish-black on brown and red-brown. It is almost complete. It is broken and mended.

Provenance

1934, excavated at Rayy (Cheshmeh Ali Tepe, in present-day Iran), by the University Museum-M.F.A. Persian Expedition; 1935, assigned to the MFA as part of the division of excavated objects. (Accession Date: June 6, 1935)

Credit Line

University Museum—M. F. A. Persian Expedition

Near Eastern, Iranian, Hissar, Chalcolithic, about 4300 B.C.

Findspot

Iran, Hissar I A - B (?)

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8.7 x 9.1 cm (3 7/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

35.777

Medium or Technique

Pottery

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels