Double-chambered bottle; chambers with pronounced shoulders, straight spout and vertically-oriented bridge. Closed spout depicts human figure in conical helmet with strap(?) passing down underneath chin and geometric patterning. Figures limbs broken off. Pattern of triangles on bridge. Vertical mould seams down centre of front and back (relative to figure), so single mould-set used; includes spouts and bridge. Figure limbs would have been modelled and applied. Burnished. Black.
© The Trustees of the British Museum
To license images for charged-for journals and publications, and other commercial uses, please contact British Museum Images.
Contact BM images
The image will be released to you under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) license. You can read more about the British Museum and Creative Commons here.
If you cannot see an image that you want on the British Museum website, you can order new photography from us.
Order new image