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Buff clay with black strips; red at top of neck, on body of bird and in two areas of rings on the sides. Broken and repaired, with sections of lower body restored.


By date unknown: Horace L. Mayer Collection; offered as a gift of Horace L. Mayer to MFA in 1958; accessioned by MFA, June 6, 1962

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Cypriote, Cypro-archaic I Period, about 700–600 B.C.


Legacy dimension: H.: 0.25 m.

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Bichrome IV Ware


The Ancient World