Statuette of a seated Worshipper : Culture : Sumerian Period : early Dynastic III period (middle of the 3rd millennium B.C.) Material : Alabaster, bitumen, lapis lazuli, shell (?) Dimensions : H: 31 cm
Terracotta jug with an oversize spout. Archaic, mid-6th century B.C. Culture: Lydian. This vase is decorated with a marbleizing technique often found on Lydian pottery, but the inspiration for the shape comes from Phrygia, a region to the east of Lydia.
Terracotta beak-spouted jug, ca. 750–690 B.C. ‘This particular type, with split handle and modeled ribs, was especially popular in Bisenzio, during the transition between Villanovan and Early Etruscan culture.’ (via The Metropolitan Museum of Art)