Terracotta jug


Not on view

Two figures and two birds flanking a lotus composition

Closely related to 74.51.510, this vase depicts two human figures and two birds flanking a central lotus composition that is the equivalent of a sacred tree. The figures wear long garments, trousers, and shoes; their sex is not readily identifiable. Each looks toward the bird behind him, one bending forward, the other upright. The representation may pertain to an Oriental deity that has power over animals.

Terracotta jug, Terracotta, Cypriot

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