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Alabaster stemmed bowl

Period:
Late Bronze Age
Date:
ca. 1600–1200 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Gypsum (alabaster)
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/8 x 3 3/8 in. (5.4 x 8.6 cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Stone Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.5117
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Ribbed exterior and high foot.
From Cyprus

Cesnola, Luigi Palma di. 1877. Cyprus: Its Ancient Cities, Tombs, and Temples. A Narrative of Researches and Excavations During Ten Years' Residence in That Island. pl. XVIII, London: John Murray.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1637, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 518, p.387, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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