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Cup

Period:
Ubaid
Date:
mid 6th–5th millennium B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Eridu (modern Abu Shahrein)
Culture:
Ubaid
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
3.37 in. (8.56 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Vessels
Credit Line:
Gift of Oxford University, by exchange, 1949
Accession Number:
49.133.5
Not on view
1947-48, excavated by Sayyid Fuad Safar, on behalf of the State Organization of Antiquities and Heritage, Baghdad; acquired by the Museum in 1949, through an exchange of objects with the Iraq Museum.
Safar, Fuad, Mohammad Ali Mustafa, and Seton Lloyd. 1981. Eridu. Baghdad: Republic of Iraq, Ministry of Culture and Information, p. 129.
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