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Fragment of a drinking cup

This fragment dates back to the 10th-9th centuries BCE. A number of goblets from this period, decorated with hunting or banquet scenes are known from the art market. Only a few fragments have been found in the shrine of Surkh Dum-i Luri, apparently confirming their Luristan provenance. On the stylistic level, however, these goblets are reminiscent of neo-Babylonian traditions, suggesting they must…