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Iranian, ca. 1000 BC

Ibex-Shaped Vessel The ribbed horn of an ibex (a type of wild goat) forms the handle of this vessel. Made for ritual use, liquid, perhaps oil, could be poured into the tail and out of the animal& mouth. Iranian (Artist) ca.

Jar in the Form of a Female Statuette Northern Iran, circa 1350-800 B.C. Sculpture Red burnished ware Height: 8 in. (25.7 cm); Width: 4 in. (13.7 cm) Gift of Nasli M. Heeramaneck (M.76.174.181) Art of the Ancient Near East

Jar in the Form of a Female Statuette Northern Iran, circa B. Sculpture Red burnished ware Height: 8 in. Width: 4 in. cm) Gift of Nasli M. Heeramaneck Art of the Ancient Near East

Northern Iran, pottery spouted zoomorphic vessel , Marlik- Amlash art ca 1000 B.C.

brown - Northern Iran, pottery spouted zoomorphic vessel , Marlik- Amlash art ca 1000 B.

Ceramic vessel in the shape of an ibex, Amlash art, ca 1100-800 BC.

Ceramic vessel in the shape of an ibex, Amlash art, ca BC. [The term Amlash culture refers to an assortment of historic materials and periods in Gilan and west of Mazandaran, in north of Iran.

Cypro-Archaic I, ca. 750–600 B.C.

The astonishing figure shows a compact body with small hooves, one of a pair of wings, and a human face. The iconographical source is Near Eastern, possibly one of the human-headed composite creatures that figure prominently on readily portable seals