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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

A Cheetah That Could Wash Your Hands

Wordless Wednesday

Cheetah Handwasher
Pouring vessel (also called an aquamanile) of cast and chiseled bronze
depicting a cheetah. Trained cheetahs were used for hunting game,
first in the Islamic world, and later in Sicily.
11th–13th century. Artist possibly Egyptian or Venetian.
The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore.

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