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Beaker

Period:
Iron Age
Date:
ca. 10th–9th century B.C.
Geography:
Iran or Mesopotamia
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
7.36 in. (18.69 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Vessels
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles K. Wilkinson, 1963
Accession Number:
63.134.1
Not on view
Acquired by the Museum in 1963, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles K. Wilkinson, Sharon CT.

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

Muscarella, Oscar W. 1974. "Decorated Bronze Beakers from Iran." American Journal of Archaeology 78 (3), pp. 240ff, pl. 47, fig. 9.

Muscarella, Oscar W. 1988. Bronze and Iron: Ancient Near Eastern Artifacts in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 378, no. 497.
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