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Terracotta tray

Period:
Cypro-Geometric I
Date:
ca. 1050–950 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 9 7/16 in. (24 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.455
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 174
The tray consists of two sections and was evidently intended to be hung when not in use. The decoration on the back is more elaborate than that on the front.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 541, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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