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Zoomorphic vessel
AF 264
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Why this is a
Masterpiece

The vessel is a beautiful example of antique Azerbaijan pottery

History of the Object
Vessels of this type were reputed to be a main form of animal worshiping. Zoomorphic earthenware was typical for the late Scythian period.

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Type
Archaeological 
Materials
Grey clay 
Measurements
Height 17 cm.  
Creator name
Unknown 
Creator date
Unknown 
Where it was made
Mingechevir 
Geography
Azerbaijan 
Time period
BCE 9th century ~ BCE 7th century 
Creation date
BCE; 9th - 7th Century 
Function
Probably it was a water pitcher 
Acquisition
The object was discovered during archaeological excavations in Mingechevir. 
Copyright
 
Acknowledgements
 
Owner
The National Museum of History of Azerbaijan 
Museum
ANAS National Museum of the History of Azerbaijan 
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