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Goblet Shaped Vase

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

DATES ca. 4400-3100 B.C.E.
PERIOD Predynastic Period, Naqada II Period
DIMENSIONS 19 x greatest diam. 7 13/16 in. (48.3 x 19.9 cm)  (show scale)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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CAPTION Goblet Shaped Vase, ca. 4400-3100 B.C.E. Clay, 19 x greatest diam. 7 13/16 in. (48.3 x 19.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 09.889.540. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 09.889.540_PS2.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 09.889.540_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2009
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Very large goblet-shaped, black-topped, red-polished pottery vase, almost cylindrical, tapering in lower part toward flattened base, extremely slightly flaring toward plain rim. The black band goes deep and is of even breadth, its polish well preserved. At a short distance from its lower edge, a black band circles body. Condition: Chips in rim. A large patch of surface at rim chipped off. from one large chip a penetrating crack curves down through the black area into body. Slightly abraded and scratched.
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