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Terracotta krater

Period:
Late Cypriot II
Date:
ca. 1450–1200 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 10 in. (25.4 cm) diameter 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1055
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 173
Horned handle, scale-pattern on neck, lattice and chain designs below.
Said to be from Alambra

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 310, 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. 51, p. 38, 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. 267, pp. 230, 458-59, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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