This is a restored clay plate found at the Hypogeum of Hal-Saflieni. It has a small flat base and an outward turned rim. The interior has a scratched decoration representing a number of animals. There are eight bulls and two goats. There are some other scratches but they are unidentifiable. The scratched lines were filled with a white substance (which has mostly faded away) to enhance them. An illustration of the exterior can be seen at the bottom of the page. Maximum diameter of the plate is 25 cm (10 inches).
The top of the plate has another design. What this design could represent is unknown (eggs and bull testicles have been suggested). Yet this design is unique to this plate. No other contemporary motif similar to it has been found.

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