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15373

Rhyton in the form of a donkey carrying Canaanite amphoras (vases of Syrian origins) on its back.

It belongs to the class of plastic vessels which represent scenes of everyday life and are already known in Cyprus from the beginning of the 2nd millennium BC. Those vessels are either large clay animal figures or are rendered as plastic decorations on the rim of large vases. In Cyprus they are often found in graves as a testimony of earthly life, while in other sites of the Eastern Mediterranean they also occur in shrines. Late Cypriot III period.

 
 
 
 
 
     
     
                    
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