Goblet Shaped Vase
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 4400-3100 B.C.E.
Predynastic Period, Naqada II Period
19 x greatest diam. 7 13/16 in. (48.3 x 19.9 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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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)
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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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