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Cup

Period:
Early Bronze Age
Date:
3rd millennium B.C.
Geography:
Iran, Tepe Hissar
Culture:
Iran
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
2.8 in. (7.11 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Vessels
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1948
Accession Number:
48.98.8
Not on view
1931-33, excavated by Erich Schmidt, director of the Joint Expedition to Iran; 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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