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Cup

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


Findspot: Hissar I A

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D. r. 142, H. 098

Accession Number

35.783

Medium or Technique

Clay

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Cup, convex cone shaped, concave base. Decoration: Three bands of decoration. (1) straight radiations; (2) oblique; (3) cross-hatched checker boards and oblique crosses. Clay: very thin sides of red-brown clay; gray on red brown.

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