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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. 4 11/16 in. (11.9 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.835
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Fantastic vase with handle, spout, and four feet and tail.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 208, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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