Theriomorphic (=animal shaped) vessel representing a chicken/bird/duck (?) with two heads. Hand moulded with an incised and painted decoration in pale and dark brown manganese on a cream engobe. The curvilinear motifs are typical for 9th to 11th century ceramics from northern Afghanistan and Baluchistan. The vessel has two small openings, one at the mouth and one at the back of the same head. Well preserved, except for some losses of the engobe on the lower part, and a missing handle.
Height 15,3 cm Length 16 cm Width 10 cm. Weight 460 gram. 9th-11th century AD.
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