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Faience bowl

Period:
Late Bronze Age
Date:
ca. 1200 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Faience
Dimensions:
H. 1 9/16 in. (4 cm) diameter 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Faience
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.5074
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 173
The figure of the woman in the interior of the cup is depicted in an Egyptian style.
From Cyprus

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. CVIII, 4, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1574, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Foster, Karen Polinger. 1979. Aegean Faience of the Bronze Age. p. 50, n. 316, New Haven: Yale University Press.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Joan Mertens, and Marice E. Rose. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 99, p. 63, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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