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Kernos (libation vase)

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Ring-shaped with bull's head and three small vases, part of fourth, and place for fifth on ring. Twisted basket handle with one of pair of doves on top. Conventional decoratin of herring-bone and floral patterns in dark brown on light pinkish brown clay. Nostrils of bull pierced, and a third...

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Provenance

Purchased for $ 150.00

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

Early Aegean, Helladic, Bronze Age, Late Helladic Period, about 1200–1100 B.C.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

35.735

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels