Convex beaker

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


Findspot: Iran, Hissar I A - B

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.4 x 6.4 cm (2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

35.778

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. It is decorated with hatched vertical triangles and parallel and horizontal angles. The colors are gray on buff and red-brown and brown. It is broken and mended. The surface is worn. There is a fragment.

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