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Terracotta askos (vessel)

Period:
Middle Cypriot
Date:
ca. 1900–1600 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
7 9/16in. (19.2cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1039
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 173
Fantastic vase with high handle, spout, string holes, and chequer pattern.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 203, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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