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Anthropomorphic vase

Anthropomorphic vase

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Found in a grave in Bolu.

Cup in the (archaic) shape of a woman. Burial gift. Found in a 8th century BC grave (Phrygian period).

West-Anatolian potters continued the traditional style of making different types of cups using the female form. This type of cup is very widespread.

Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen.
Source: Anatolian Civilizations Museum, Ankara.

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