Painted Cup with Basket Handle
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 4500-3000 B.C.E.
height: 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
diameter: 4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm) (show scale)
Gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, NYC, in memory of James F. Romano
A cup with a round thick-walled body that is almost spherical as it curves inward at the rim. A very thick handle with a circular section spans the diameter of the pot. The body has two wide bands with segments of a herringbone or chevron pattern that wrap over the rim and descend slightly into the interior of the bowl. The handle has a series of thick diagonal hatchings painted on each side and a band of irregular circles on the top.
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Painted Cup with Basket Handle, ca. 4500-3000 B.C.E. Ceramic, slip, height: 5 1/2 in. (14 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, NYC, in memory of James F. Romano, 2015.65.27. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Photograph courtesy of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, New York, CUR.2015.65.27_Sackler_Foundation_image.jpg)
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