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Terracotta stirrup jar

Period:
Late Helladic IIIB
Date:
ca. 1300–1190 B.C.
Culture:
Mycenaean
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 7 5/16 in. (18.6 cm.)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.748
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Broad and narrow bands and degenerate floral treatment.
From Cyprus

Cesnola, Luigi Palma di. 1894. A Descriptive Atlas of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Vol. 2. no. 775, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 440, p. 48, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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