26 - 27 October 2004
AN URARTIAN TERRACOTTA HORSE WITH COSMETIC JAR
LATE 9TH-EARLY 8TH CENTURY B.C.
With long tapered legs and elongated neck, small head and erect ears, on the back a rectangular jar with short cylindrical neck and handle, both decorated with incised circles
6¼ in. (16 cm.) high
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Animals, 1996, III, no. 183.
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