Terracotta vessel (probably a rhyton) shaped like a double headed duck.
Grey paste, dark grey slip. Brightly burnished. Length: 31½ cm; height: 20 cm.
Hittite, from Hattuşa/Boğazköy (Lower city). 14th century BC .
Rhyton = a container from which fluids were intended to be drunk, or else poured in some ceremony such as libation.
Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen.
Source: ‘Land of Civilizations, Turkey’ – Catalogue of the Fukuoka Exhibition (Japan), 1985.