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Terracotta askos (flask with a spout and handle over the top) in the form of a bird

Period:
Late Cypriot IIIB
Date:
1200–1050 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 4 7/16 in. (11.3 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.794
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Three feet, with tubular spout and geometric ornament.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 527, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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