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Small ovoid footed jar with a handle

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It is decorated with three grotesque animals having wings, a single curved horn, exaggerated eye, hoofs and a tail like a cow, with spotted haunches and strange leaf-like protruberances from legs and throat. It is made of warm buff-clay, painted in reddish-brown. The base is flat and the rim...

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Provenance

(Accession date: Feb-04-1932)

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

Near Eastern, Iranian, Early Bronze Age, about 2000–1000 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x diameter (of mouth): 18.4 x 10.6 cm (7 1/4 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

32.51

Medium or Technique

Clay

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels