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Terracotta bird-shaped vase

Period:
Cypro-Geometric III
Date:
ca. 850–750 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.813
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 174
Three feet with spout and decoration in red and black.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 531, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Joan Mertens, and Marice E. Rose. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 139, pp. 86-87, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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