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Ewer decorated with the signs of the zodiac
Copper alloy, silver
Louvre Abu Dhabi
LAD 2013.053|38 x 21 x 19 cm
A sign of the zodiac is shown on each of the 12 sides of the body of this splendid ewer. The lively inscriptions, whose letters each end in a human head, offer wishes of good fortune to the intended recipient.