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Terracotta juglet

Period:
Late Cypriot I
Date:
ca. 1600–1450 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta; Base-Ring Ware
Dimensions:
H. 4 15/16 in. (12.5 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1171
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The body of the jug is decorated with coiling snakes in relief.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 354, 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. 56, p. 41, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karageorghis, Vassos. 2002. Early Cyprus: Crossroads of the Mediterranean. pl. 73, Los Angeles, California: J. Paul Getty Museum.

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