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Terracotta jug

Period:
Middle Cypriot II
Date:
ca. 1800–1725 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 9 7/8 in. (25.1 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1256
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 173
Black Slip II Ware can vary in color from red to dark brown to black. It usually features thin engraved lines and bands in relief.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 160, 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. 41, pp. 34-35, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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