A WESTERN ASIATIC LIMESTONE RITUAL VESSEL
Syria, Circa Mid 3rd Millennium B.C.
The body composed of three lobes interspersed with three projections, each lobe a lidded receptacle decorated with engraved bands of dotted circles, a narrow band above and a wider band below, each projection a nozzle with a stylized head with large engraved eyes of dotted circles, incised vertical lines above for the hair, with a central receptacle with a knobbed cylindrical lid, all interconnected on the interior, the separately-made knobbed cylindrical stand flaring at the base
13½ in. (34.3 cm) high