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Terracotta jug

Period:
Late Cypriot I–II
Date:
ca. 1600–1200 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 8 7/16 in. (21.5 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1365
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 173
This shape is more common in Base Ring Ware.
Said to be from Alambra

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 317, 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. 47, p. 37, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karageorghis, Vassos. 2002. Early Cyprus: Crossroads of the Mediterranean. pl. 74, Los Angeles, California: J. Paul Getty Museum.

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