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Terracotta amphora (jar)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
East Greek
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.360
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Amphora with bands and on neck groups of leaves.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1713, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 42, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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