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Chlorite mortar or plate

Period:
Late Bronze Age
Date:
ca. 1200–1050 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Chlorite
Dimensions:
Diam. 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Stone Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.5043
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The bowl is shallow and the lip is nicked.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1521, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 616, p. 411, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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