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unknown Cypriot
Cypriot Primary

Askos (Jug) with Goat Head

Middle Cypriote III
1750 BCE-1600 BCE
White painted V ware

5 x 4 x 1/8 in. (12.7 x 10.2 x 0.3 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: P.32
Geography: Asia, Cyprus
Classification: Containers and Vessels; Vessels; Askoi
Culture/Nationality: Cypriote

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  • askoi - Small ancient Greek flasklike vessels with a circular body, wider than high, with a convex top and an arched handle extending from one side across the top to a spout on the other side; used for pouring perfumed oil. Askoi were often grave offerings and sometimes shaped like birds.
  • Cypriote - Refers to the culture of the island of Cyprus, particularly during the Bronze Age from about 2300 to 1050 BCE.

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This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • Cypriote Pottery Bryn Mawr College , Feb 8, 2013 – Apr 14, 2015

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