Terracotta vase in the form of an animal
- Cypro-Geometric I
- 1050–950 B.C.
- H. 7 5/16 in. (18.6 cm)
- Credit Line:
- The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
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The vase appears to be a variant of the askos, a bag-shaped flask with one spout and a handle over the top. While askoi often take the form of birds, the animal here appears to be a quadruped and is equipped with two spouts.