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Figural Vessel from West Asia

Vessel, Figural, West Asia

Works of Art (11)

Animal flask, 7th–8th century, Syria, Yellowish, pinkish, and grayish colorless glass, free-blown and applied; tooled on the pontil (1999.145)
Animal-spouted pitcher, 9th–10th century, Found at Iran, Nishapur, Sabz Pushan, 6D, Zir-i Zamin, Earthenware; polychrome decoration under transparent glaze (buff ware) (38.40.247)
Askos in the form of a deer, ca. 1725–1600 B.C.; Middle Cypriot III; White Painted V Ware, Cypriot; Said to be from Idalion (Potamia), Terracotta (74.51.795)
Bowl with a figure and birds, 10th century, Attributed to Iran, Nishapur, Earthenware; polychrome decoration under transparent glaze (buff ware) (38.40.290)
Cage animal flask, 7th–8th century, Syria, Applied glass (69.153)
Cult vessel in the form of a tower, 19th century B.C.; Old Babylonian period, Syria, Ceramic (68.155)
Molded horse and rider with cheetah, Seljuq period (1040–1196), 12th century, Iran, Stonepaste, molded in sections, monochrome painted under transparent turquoise glaze (66.23)
Rhyton terminating in the forepart of a wild cat, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D.; Parthian period, Iran, Gilded silver (1979.447)
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a bull, 15th–13th century B.C.; Hittite Empire period, Central Anatolia, Silver (1989.281.11)
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a lion, Achaemenid, 5th century B.C., Iran, Gold (54.3.3)
Vessel terminating in the forepart of a stag, 14th–13th century B.C.; Hittite Empire period, Central Anatolia, Silver, gold (1989.281.10)