Syro-Hittite Anthropomorphic Vessel

Culture: Levant
Period: Early 2nd millennium B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 10 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 6366
Provenance: Private collection Shlomo Moussaieff (1925-2015), Israel. Acquired between 1948 and 2000.
Condition: Intact
Description: Particularly charming, anthropomorphic terracotta vessel in the shape of a stylized man who holds with both hands his genitals, which also serve as a spout. The bulbous body of the vessel stands on three slightly angled legs. Applied rings with a punched center, which are attached under the armpits, indicate the nipples. The head is formed by the set off rim with a smooth outside.