Feb 19, 2009
Feb 19, 2009
Feb 19, 2009
Feb 19, 2009
Feb 19, 2009

"Bear-Woman" Vessel

"Bear-Woman" Vessel

c. 1200–1000 BC

Ceramic, earthenware, burnished

Overall: 24.1 x 14.7 x 16.5 cm (9 1/2 x 5 13/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial Fund 1967.35

Description

The sexual features of this creature have been emphasized so as to guarantee fertility to the woman who drank from it.

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