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Plate and cup

Period:
Ubaid
Date:
mid 6th–5th millennium B.C.
Geography:
Mesopotamia, Eridu (modern Abu Shahrein)
Culture:
Ubaid
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
3.62 in. (9.19 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Vessels
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, by exchange, 1949
Accession Number:
49.133.7
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.

“Bread and Beer in the Ancient Near East,” Staten Island Museum, New York, November 1, 1981–April 30, 1982.

Safar, Fuad, Mohammad Ali Mustafa, and Seton Lloyd. 1981. Eridu. Baghdad: Republic of Iraq, Ministry of Culture and Information, p. 138.
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