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Terracotta bowl on a high stand
4th quarter of the 8th century B.C.
H.: 10 1/4 in. (26 cm)
Diam.: 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1910
These objects, consisting of one piece, evolved from containers placed upon a support, frequently a tripod; the prototypes would have been of bronze. The rectangular cutouts in the stands also recall metalworking. In a funerary context, such "fruit stands," as they are often called, probably held offerings.
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