12 June 2000
AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED ASKOS
circa early 4th century b.c.
The domed top with a winged griffin and a duck, a tendril and two dotted circles between them, the spout in the form of a plastically modeled lion's head, his body completed in red-figure, with a grooved ring handle, the central depression perforated to function as a strainer
4 in. (10.16 cm) diameter
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Schauenburg, "Askoi mit plastischem Löwenkopf," in Mitteilungen: Des Deutschen Archaeologischen Instituts, Roemische Abteilung, Band 83, 1976, pp. 261-71, taf. 82,1.
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