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Pierides Foundation Museum: Bowl

Bowl. Hard red fabric. Conical base with upturned ring, hemispherical body, vertical rim, externally concave. On a layer of white slip, which covers the inside surface, broadly incised lines, combined with finely engraved ones for the details, form the picture of a falconer standing amidst his birds of prey. The hawk or falcon on his outstreched right arm has jesses hanging from tis legs; these w…