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Attic, Classical Greek
6th century B.C.
H: 13.8 cm
Ceramic, Greek Vase, Vessel
Complete and in very good condition, foot partially restored.
The word askos originally designates the skin of an animal that was sewn and turned into a skin intended to carry liquids, especially wine or water.
This animal, which can certainly be identified as a canid is seated with its legs folded under its body, its head raised and directed towards the viewer.
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