"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


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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