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Second half of the 5th century B.C.
H : 6.20 cm – D : 7.1 cm
Vase complete and practically intact; limestone remains on the bottom. Multiple traces of irregular rubbing.
Carved from a block of pink limestone, this large bowl with a rounded profile has a slightly asymmetrical shape and an irregular edge, nevertheless highlighted by a band with a thicker relief.
Perfectly hemispherical and without lip, this bowl is supported by a small circular base in very low relief that does not provide a good balance.
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