Stirrup jar from Skyros. Late Helladic IIIC period, 12th century BC. The belly bears a representation of a ship with a bird-shaped figure-head. The theme of the representation has been related to the 'Sea People' who, in this period, crossed the seas of the Mycenaean world in similar ships.
Archaeological Museum, Skyros 77. Hellenic Ministry of Culture/Archaeological Receipts Fund.
Sapouna-Sakellaraki, E., Skyros, Hellenic Ministry of Culture-Archaeological Receipts Fund, Athens 1997, p. 35, fig. 24.
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