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Silver cup

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 3 9/16 in. (9.1 cm) diameter 4 1/8 in. (10.4 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.4566
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 174
The graceful bell-shaped vase is of Near Eastern origin, without Greek counterparts.
Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 4566, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1984. "A Greek and Roman Treasury." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 42(1): no. 6, p. 18 .

Karageorghis, Vassos, Joan Mertens, and Marice E. Rose. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 296, p. 179, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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