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Lot 2069
This lot from the Cyprus Museum of Jacksonville, NC is accompanied by two documents demonstrating that the collection was acquired legally with the full knowledge of the Cypriot Government.

The first document, a one page official message dated January 1990 and signed by Cypriot President George Vassiliou, praises the North Carolina museum and endorses its cultural and historic mission.

The second document is a notarized affidavit signed by the museum's director. It declares that all of the museum's antiquities were acquired legally with the full knowledge of the Cypriot Government and that there were documented visits to the museum by Cypriot dignitaries.

Cypriot Middle Bronze Age Deer-Form Aksos, circa 1700-1600 B.C., buff ware with bichrome paint checkerboard decoration to sides; the vessel with a pierced stirrup handle for suspension, the stylized "head" with eight antler points, the "tail" serving as the spout.
7.75 in.
A Single-Owner Collection of Cypriot History & Culture from The Cyprus Museum of Jacksonville, North Carolina
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Intact with overall wear.

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Cypriot Middle Bronze Age Deer-Form Aksos

Estimate $25 - $25,000Jun 15, 2018