Footed cylinder beaker
Near Eastern, Iranian
5th millennium B.C.
Findspot: Iran, Tall-i-Bakun
Height x diameter: 14.4 x 15.1 cm (5 11/16 x 5 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
From Tall-i-Bakun. 1937: excavated by the University of Chicago-Museum of Fine Arts Persepolis Expedition. (Accession Date: December 13, 1945)
University of Chicago-Museum of Fine Arts Persepolis Expedition