<em>Deep Cup</em>, ca. 2675–2170 B.C.E. Terracotta, 4 3/4 x greatest diam. 7 3/4 in. (12.1 x 19.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 09.889.758. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 09.889.758_PS2.jpg)

Deep Cup

Medium: Terracotta

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 2675–2170 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 4 3/4 x greatest diam. 7 3/4 in. (12.1 x 19.7 cm)


Accession Number: 09.889.758

Image: 09.889.758_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Deep cup of very coarse brown clay, smoothed inside and on border of rim outside, on rather broad flattened base. Inverted bell shape, with first swelling then flaring sides; slightly molded rim. Definite bottom inside, with protuberance in center. Slightly elliptical. Three defined areas in upper half are dark-colored, perhaps painted. Condition: Big piece chipped off from rim; two smaller chips in rim.

Brooklyn Museum