A Near Eastern terracotta rhyton in the form of a horned animal, c. 1000 - 600 BC, likely a bull, with barrel shaped body and spouted mouth, the legs are short and tapered and the mouth sits above the haunches and joins to the head via a thick handle. The sides of the body are decorated with a diamond-shaped pattern, much of the painted still remaining. H: 6 7/8 in (17.4cm). Ex Northern California private collection acquired in the 1960's.
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