Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Beaker

Period:
Iron Age II
Date:
ca. 9th century B.C.
Geography:
Iran, Hasanlu
Culture:
Iran
Medium:
Faience, glaze
Dimensions:
4.49 in. (11.4 cm)
Classification:
Faience-Vessels
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1965
Accession Number:
65.163.65
Not on view
1964, excavated by Robert H. Dyson Jr. on behalf of the Hasanlu Project sponsored by the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania, the Archaeological Service of Iran, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art; acquired by the Museum in 1965, as a result of its financial contribution to the excavations.

“Origin and Influence, Cultural Contacts: Egypt, the Ancient Near East, and the Classical World.” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, December 18, 1970–April 23, 1971.

Muscarella, Oscar W. 1966. "Hasanlu 1964." The Metropolitan Museum of Art 25, p. 132, fig. 28.
Related Objects

Spouted jar

Date: ca. 9th century B.C. Medium: Ceramic Accession: 60.20.15 On view in:Gallery 404

Cup

Date: ca. 9th century B.C. Medium: Faience, quartz, glaze Accession: 65.163.67 On view in:Gallery 404

Beaker with bronze pin in base

Date: ca. 9th century B.C. Medium: Jasper conglomerate, bronze Accession: 65.163.51 On view in:Gallery 400

Square jar

Date: ca. 9th century B.C. Medium: Faience Accession: 63.109.16 On view in:Gallery 404

Wall plaque

Date: ca. 9th century B.C. Medium: Ceramic, glaze Accession: 65.163.85a–c On view in:Gallery 404