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First half of the 7th century B.C.
D (with handles) : 18.5 cm
Complete and in good condition but glued; some queues and paint retouching. Painting is erased in some places.
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.
A light beige-gray ceramic bowl, covered with a white slip; the decoration is painted in black under a beautiful turquoise glaze, thicker on the bottom where it partially dripped.
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