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Terracotta duck-shaped askos (flask with spout and handle over the back)

Period:
Cypro-Geometric III
Date:
850–750 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 4 15/16 in. (12.5 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.840
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Shape of a duck.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 997, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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