jugs   (8th century BC)
Artist:  Cypriote
terracotta
12 7/8 x 12 1/8 in. (32.7 x 30.8 cm)
Gift of the estate of Mrs. Samuel C. Lamport, 1952
The Walters Art Museum
48.2044
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The playful inventiveness of the Cypriot potters is seen in this distinctive water jug. It is both functional and beautiful. The body of the jug looks like a barrel lying on its side. The style appears only during the Iron Age.