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Terracotta jug

Period:
Middle Cypriot III
Date:
ca. 1725–1600 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta; Black Slip Ware
Dimensions:
H. 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1228
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The shape and engraved decoration is probably inspired by Tell el-Yahudieh jugs.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 166, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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