<em>Conical Lid</em>, ca. 3300-3100 B.C.E. Pottery, height: 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); greatest diam.: 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm) . Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 07.447.485. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 07.447.485_side1_PS2.jpg)

Conical Lid

Medium: Pottery

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 3300-3100 B.C.E.

Dimensions: height: 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); greatest diam.: 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm)


Museum Location: Shelf A of closet 3MZK10


Accession Number: 07.447.485

Image: 07.447.485_side1_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Conical lid. Black clay, burned to light brown on surface. Smooth, but not polished. Top pierced with a small hole. Decorated in an irregular pattern with panels, some filled with pricked dots, some empty. Free around rim. No trace of a white fill in the holes, nor seems one ever to have been there. Condition: A very large piece is missing from rim, with jagged breakage. A crack runs from there to near top. Opposite a chip in rim, a very slight one near top.

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