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Terracotta amphora (jar)

Period:
Cypro-Geometric I
Date:
1050–950 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 9 15/16 in. (25.3 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.638
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The dark slip and the vertical grooves may reflect the influence of metal vases.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 463, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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