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Terracotta bowl

Period:
Late Cypriot I
Date:
ca. 1600–1450 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 4 3/16 in. (10.6 cm) diameter 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1255
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 173
Horned handle and sinuous band in relief ending in snakes' heads.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 363, 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. 55, 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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