26 - 27 October 2004
A POTTERY CEREMONIAL CUP WITH CAT'S FACE
ASSYRIAN COLONY OR OLD HITTITE, 17TH-16TH CENTURY B.C. OR LATER
The feline face with alert ears and circular eyes, with projecting muzzle, single loop handle, repaired
4 1/8 in. (10.3 cm.) high
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Animals, 1986, II, no. 13; and Noah's Ark, 1997, no. 92.
Cf. Exhibition catalogue, Treasures from Turkey, Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden, 1986, p. 96, no. 113, for similar.
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