Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Chlorite miniature jar

Period:
Late Bronze Age
Date:
ca. 1600–1050 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Chlorite
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 3/4 x 4 1/8 in. (12.1 x 10.5 cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Stone Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.5050
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 173
Grooved body, wide mouth, and string holes.
“From Amathus”

Cesnola, Luigi Palma di. 1903. A Descriptive Atlas of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Vol. 3, Plates & Text 1–150. pl. CXV.3, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1542, 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. 119, pp. 74-75, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 577, p. 402, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Related Objects

Miniature chlorite bowl

Date: ca. 1600–1050 B.C. Medium: Chlorite Accession: 74.51.5026 On view in:Gallery 173

Terracotta zoomorphic askos (vessel) with antlers

Date: ca. 1725–1600 B.C. Medium: Terracotta Accession: 74.51.795 On view in:Gallery 173

Chlorite lid of a vase

Date: ca. 1200–1100 B.C. Medium: Chlorite Accession: 74.51.5023b On view in:Gallery 173

Chlorite amphoriskos (small jar)

Date: ca. 1200–1100 B.C. Medium: Chlorite Accession: 74.51.5023a On view in:Gallery 173

Chlorite mortar or plate

Date: ca. 1200–1050 B.C. Medium: Chlorite Accession: 74.51.5043 On view in:Gallery 171