Terracotta cinerary urn

Terracotta | 43.8 x 43.8cm | 2nd century B.C.

Unknown Artist

The container depicts a fantastic head with bovine ears and wearing a Phrygian cap with wings. This soft, cloth cap was worn by the people of ancient Phrygia (modern central Turkey). Certain divinities, including Castor and Pollux, and heroes, includ...
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