Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 3500 B.C.E.
height: 6 5/16 in. (16 cm)
diameter: 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, NYC, in memory of James F. Romano
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Painted Beaker, ca. 3500 B.C.E. Clay, slip, height: 6 5/16 in. (16 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, NYC, in memory of James F. Romano, 2015.65.33. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Photograph courtesy of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, New York, CUR.2015.65.33_Sackler_Foundation_image.jpg)
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A beaker with a slightly everted rim and a barely perceptible swelling just above the point at which it begins to taper to a small disk base. Horizontal bands, centered on a double band of short, thick, vertical strokes, decorate the region of the swelling. The upper half of the beaker is divided into tall narrow segments alternately filled with thin vertical lines and single columns of triangles.
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