London, South Kensington
14 May 2002
A CYPRIOT BASE RING WARE BULL VESSEL
LATE BRONZE AGE, CIRCA 1450-1200 B.C.
The body with single loop handle down centre back, a round aperture on back of neck, the muzzle in the form of a spout, with large circular eyes and tall pointed horns; another bull vessel similar, with nose ring about the spout, traces of painted decoration, both repaired with restoration
3 in. (7.6 cm.) and 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) high respectively (2)
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