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Terracotta zoomorphic askos (vessel)

Period:
Middle Cypriot
Date:
1900–1600 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta; White painted ware
Dimensions:
H. 6 11/16 in. (17 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.791
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Three feet, spout, loop-handle, and lattice-bands of black and red.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 216, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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