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Terracotta pithoid jar

Period:
Late Bronze Age
Date:
ca. 13th century B.C.
Culture:
Mycenaean
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 7 3/8 in. (18.8 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.764
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 173
Pear-shaped vase with three handles and scale pattern on shoulder.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 447, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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