Rattle shaped like an owl

Description
This rattle is shaped like an owl with two holes for eyes with two ear tufts above. It was probably a child’s toy. Rattles have been found in tombs in Cyprus, but no records survive to record where this was found.
Accession Loan No.
31/1918/59
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
rattle shaped like an owl
Simple Name
vessel
Full Name
toy rattle/bottle shaped like an owl
Dimensions
length 100 mm; W 50 mm; TH 50 mm
Cultural Group
Cypriot
Production Year Low
-1650
Production Year High
-1575
Family Group

Material
pottery; White Painted ware
Collector / Excavator
Cobham, Claude Delaval
Collection Country
Cyprus
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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