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Eros, God of Love
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Terracotta askos (flask with a spout and handle over the top) in the form of a bird
Terracotta zoomorphic askos (vessel) with antlers
Askos in the form of an animal
Terracotta zoomorphic askos (vessel)
Terracotta askos (vessel) in the form of a lion
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 173
The askos probably imitates a Mycenaean prototype of the late thirteenth century B.C. Traces of decoration in orange paint are preserved.
Karageorghis, Vassos. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus. The Cesnola Collection. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 73, pp. 52-53.
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