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Terracotta jug with two necks

Period:
Early Cypriot III–Middle Cypriot I
Date:
ca. 2000–1800 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 8 9/16 in. (21.8 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1194
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 173
Double neck and handle, incised lozenges and circles.
Said to be from Alambra

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 87, 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. 25, p. 30, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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