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A Minoan rock-crystal bowl in the form of a duck, 16th century BCE. The vessel was found at Mycenae but has been attributed to the earlier Minoan civilization based on Crete. The vessel was probably used to store cosmetic creams. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens).

A Ptolemaic Faience with Polychrome Glaze Vessel in the Form of a Duck 3rd-2nd BC Walters Art Museum

Vessel in the Shape of an Owl Artist:Artist Unknown Date:late 14th-13th century B.C. Medium:Bronze

Detail from a Plaque | 10th–early 11th century; Caliphal | Attributed to Córdoba, Spain | Ivory, quartz, pigment || The Metropolitan Museum of Art