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Terracotta stirrup jar

Period:
Late Helladic IIIA2 late
Date:
ca. 1325–1300 B.C.
Culture:
Mycenaean
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 7 3/8 in. (18.8 cm.)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1393
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
False-necked vase with broad and narrow bands and degererate floral ornament.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 439, p. 48, n. 21, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 164, pl. 4b, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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