Terracotta tripod


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The lozenge and checker motifs evoke the openwork of bronze furnishings. Two of the three legs have figural motifs: a man between two fish and another between two small quadrupeds. This decoration associates the piece with four-sided bronze stands that were made on Cyprus at the very end of the Bronze Age and that combine indigenous and Aegean iconography. Decorated ceramic tripods also preserved features that were adopted in Attic Geometric pottery.

Terracotta tripod, Terracotta, Cypriot

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