Colorless; gilding and red enamel paint. Ground vertical rim; side of body sloping in and rounded at bottom; flat bottom. Painted and gilded decoration on interior: a pointed monument, clearly identifiable as a betyl (a type of cult object common in the Near East), flanked by a wall and trees. Broken and repaired with areas of fill; some pinprick bubbles; rotary grinding marks; black, enamel-like weathering and iridescence.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 2006. "One Hundred Thirty-sixth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 136: p. 28.