Pitcher

Near Eastern, Anatolian, Phrygian
Late Phrygian Period
699–600 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: central Anatolia

Dimensions

Height: 30 cm (11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1971.297

Medium or Technique

Painted pottery

On View

Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Female figure (the goddess Cybele/Kubaba?) shooting arrows at male leopard; a long-horned animal behind her.

Provenance

1971, sold by Mohammad Yeganeh, Frankfurt, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 15, 1971)

Credit Line

Edward J. and Mary S. Holmes Fund