Concave beaker

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


Findspot: Iran, Hissar I A - B (?), Rayy, Plot: BC 99, p.r. 9, D. 72.45

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

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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