Footed cylinder beaker

Near Eastern, Iranian
Prehistoric
5th millennium B.C.


Findspot: Iran

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 14.4 x 15.1 cm (5 11/16 x 5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.958

Medium or Technique

Clay

Not On View

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It is broken and mended. It has a small footed base that is flat. The rim is plain. There were five original fragments with painted designs of circular and broad vertical lines and triangles in tones of black and brown. The clay is grayish-white and soft. The surface is worn. It is complete.

Provenance

From Tall-i-Bakun. 1937: excavated by the University of Chicago-Museum of Fine Arts Persepolis Expedition. (Accession Date: December 13, 1945)

Credit Line

University of Chicago-Museum of Fine Arts Persepolis Expedition