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Fragments of a beaker

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The color is light orange. There is small grit, straw tempering, and some white inclusions. The exterior has a cream to pink slip. There is vertical burnish that was done before painting. Horizontal bands and "branch" designs decorate the beaker in chalky to orange-brown paint. The paint is...

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Provenance

Findspot Information: Soundings at Tell Fakhariyah, From Floor 7 of Sounding I

Credit Line

Gift of the Marriner Memorial Syrian Expedition

Near Eastern, Mesopotamian, Assyrian, Late Assyrian, 9th–7th century B.C.

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Syria

Dimensions

Height x diameter (of base): 98 x 70 cm (38 9/16 x 27 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.92a-d

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels