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Terracotta transport amphora

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
2nd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Rhodian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 33 3/4 in. (85.8 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.354
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Gray clay vessel with angular shoulder and pointed bottom; no decoration.
Said to be from Larnaca (Kition), Cyprus

Cesnola, Luigi Palma di. 1894. A Descriptive Atlas of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Vol. 2. no. 1069, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

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