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Terracotta jug

Period:
Cypro-Archaic I
Date:
ca. 750–600 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.532
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 174
The jug is decorated with a black wearing a tunic and carrying two spears.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 762, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Joan Mertens, and Marice E. Rose. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 150, p. 94, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karageorghis, Vassos. 2006. Aspects of Everyday Life in Cyprus: Iconographic Representations. no. 191, p. 197, Nicosia: Foundation Anasatasios G. Leventis.

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