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Chlorite tripod

Period:
Late Cypriot II–III
Date:
ca. 1450–1050 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Chlorite
Dimensions:
H. 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm); Diam. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Stone Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.5055
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 173
Feet decorated with lines and circles.
“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.8, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1533, 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. 121, 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. 605, p. 408, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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