Rattle shaped like an owl

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.
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
rattle shaped like an owl
Simple Name
Full Name
toy rattle/bottle shaped like an owl
length 100 mm; W 50 mm; TH 50 mm
Cultural Group
Production Year Low
Production Year High
Family Group

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

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