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Terracotta squat alabastron (jar)

Period:
Late Helladic IIIB
Date:
ca. 13th century B.C.
Culture:
Mycenaean
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
2 3/4in. (7cm) Other: 7 3/4in. (19.7cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.5851
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Squat jar with flattened body and three handles.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 449, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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