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James Library

Ancient Pottery Collection

Zoomorphic greyware ceramic vessel

 

Object Zoomorphic greyware ceramic vessel
Period Chalcolithic
Date 4000 BCE - 3100 BCE
Condition Head possibly broken off (?)
Comments Bovine hindquarters. Handle from rump of cow
or bull to lip. Small hole in bottom of neck of
vessel. Nothing in literature of a similar nature.
Unique. No spout to pour from. Possible cult
usage (?)
Size 5 1/2"H x 3 3/4"L x 2 1/4"W