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Terracotta jug

Period:
Cypro-Archaic I
Date:
750–600 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 7 15/16 in. (20.2 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.507
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Standing bird.
From Cyprus, said to be from Larnaca (Kition)

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 755, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Yon, Marguerite. 2004. Kition-Bamboula V. Kition Dans Les Textes: Testimonia litteraires et epigraphiques et corpus des inscriptions., V. no. 1127, p. 192, Paris: Éditions Recherché sur les Civilisations.

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