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Terracotta pithoid jar

Period:
Late Helladic IIIA1-2 early
Date:
ca. 1400–1350 B.C.
Culture:
Mycenaean
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 6 5/16 in. (16 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.761
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Pear-shaped with three handles and diagonal intersecting lines on shoulder.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 418, p. 46, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Furumark, Arne. 1941. The Mycenaean Pottery: Analysis and Classification. no. 15, p. 591, Type 44, Stockholm: V. Pettersons bokindustriaktiebolsg.

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