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Terracotta pithoid jar

Period:
Late Helladic IIIA1-IIIA2early
Date:
ca. 1400–1325 B.C.
Culture:
Mycenaean
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
5 11/16 × 4 5/8 in. (14.5 × 11.8 cm) Diam. of rim: 3 1/8 in. (8 cm) Diam. of foot: 1 15/16 in. (4.9 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.6712
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
On shoulder, spirals.
From Cyprus

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