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Terracotta jug

Period:
Middle Cypriot II
Date:
ca. 1800–1725 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 9 15/16 in. (25.3 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1047
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 173
Oval flask with tubular spout, string-holes, and bands of lattice triangles.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 197, 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. 36, p. 33, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Picón, Carlos A. 2007. Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome no. 264, pp. 227, 457-58, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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