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Terracotta basket bowl

Period:
Cypro-Geometric III
Date:
850–750 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 1 15/16 in. (4.9 cm); diameter 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.440
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Decorated with triangular openings and concentric bands in black and red.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 586, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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