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Goblet decorated with a frieze of birds

Period:
Chalcolithic
Date:
ca. early 4th millennium B.C.
Geography:
Iran, Tepe Sialk
Culture:
Iran
Medium:
Ceramic, paint
Dimensions:
8.27 in. (21.01 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Vessels
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1948
Accession Number:
48.98.7
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 402
1933-37, excavated by Roman Ghirshman, on behalf of the Conseil des Musées Nationaux; ceded to the Tehran Museum in the division of finds; acquired by the Museum in 1948, presented by the Tehran Museum in exchange for surveying equipment at the close of the Iranian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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