26 - 27 October 2004
A BOEOTIAN TERRACOTTA RING WITH THREE BIRDS
THIRD QUARTER OF 6TH CENTURY B.C.
The ring surmounted by three doves(?) facing inwards with beaks in centre, each with outstretched crescent-shaped wings, traces of red painted linear decoration on white slip
5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.) diam. max.
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Animals, 1996, III, no. 72.
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