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Medium
bronze
Measurements
18.6 × 6.9 × 6.3 cm
Place/s of Execution
Luristan, Iran
Accession Number
1521-D5
Department
Antiquities
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1967
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Upright vessel narrowing a little towards a slightly flared rim, the rounded base with a central boss set in a rosette below geometric bands, the walls with relief showing a kneeling man shooting with a bow at an ostrich, the background with stylised, hilly landscape. There are two bands of ornament below the rim, the upper with a form of guilloche pattern.