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Cup

Period:
Chalcolithic
Date:
ca. 3500 B.C.
Geography:
Iran, Tepe Hissar
Culture:
Iran
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
4.37 in. (11.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Vessels
Credit Line:
Gift of Museum of Tehran, 1939
Accession Number:
39.60.2
Not on view
1931-33, excavated by Erich Schmidt, director of the Joint Expedition to Iran sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania Museum and the Pennsylvania Museum of Art; ceded to the Tehran Museum in the division of finds; acquired by the Museum in 1939, presented by the Tehran Museum to balance the division of funding and finds of the Iranian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art at Nishapur.

“The Arts of Persia.” Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, Florida, February 2, 1962–February 27, 1962.

“Art of Persia: 4000 B.C.–20th century A.D.,” The Ithaca College Museum of Art, Ithaca, New York, November 7, 1966–January 7, 1967.

McAllister, Hannah E. 1939. " Art of the Ancient Near East." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 34 (8), p. 196.
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