Antiquarius

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Syrian Bull vessel

NZD $850

SKU: NEA Bull vessel Category:

Description

Terracotta vessel with a bull ‘s head above a
long protruding spout standing on four legs
with a tail and genitalia;  the funnel on its back
is restricted as a sieve.  Syria, c. 1500 B C

Length: 13 cms

Condition:  Excellent without faults

This is a most interesting  vessel surely showing
the sense of humour  of the potter some three and
a half thousand years ago.