Terracotta zoomorphic askos (vessel)

Terracotta; black slip ware | 14.5 x 14.5cm | Ca. 1725–1600 B.C.

Unknown Artist

Fantastic vase with loop handle, spout, and animal's head, incised designs.

Credit: The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Object: 74.51.1075

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