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Terracotta jug

Period:
Cypro-Archaic II
Date:
ca. 600–480 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 10 9/16 in. (26.8 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.566
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 174
The mouth and neck are in the form of a bejeweled woman. The top of the mouth is open and there are two spouts at her breasts.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 793, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Lightfoot, Christopher S. 2000. "The New Cypriot Galleries at The Metropolitan Museum of Art." Minerva, 11(3): p. 23, fig. 22.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Joan Mertens, and Marice E. Rose. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 165, pp. 104-5, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Picón, Carlos A. 2007. Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome no. 284, pp. 244, 462, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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