Beaker with a checkerboard design

Ceramic | 20 x 18.5cm | c. early to mid-4th millennium B.C.

Unknown Artist

Burials in the large cemetery at the important site of Susa in southwestern Iran have yielded a great number of very finely made vessels in the shape of tall, flaring cups, usually called beakers. Like much of the pottery from Iran in the Chalcolithi...
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