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Terracotta alabastron (jar)

Period:
Late Bronze Age
Date:
ca. 1600–1050 B.C.
Culture:
Mycenaean
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/2 in. (6.3 cm.)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.5854
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Low body and two small handles.
From Cyprus

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