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Terracotta one-handled cup

Period:
Middle Minoan IIIA-B
Date:
ca. 1750–1600 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Terracotta; Fine slipped and painted ware
Dimensions:
H. 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm.) Greatest diameter 3 13/16 in. (9.7 cm.)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of American Exploration Society, 1907
Accession Number:
07.232.17
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
One-handled, dark brown inside with white band.
From Gournia, Crete

Evans, Arthur J. 1921. The Palace of Minos: A Comparative Account of the Successive Stages of the Early Cretan Civilization as Illustrated by the Discoveries at Knossos, Vol. 1. p. 589 f., Cf., London: Macmillan & Co.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1929. "A New Classical Study Room." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 24(5): pp. 142-3, fig. 6.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1930. Handbook of the Classical Collection. pp. 339-40, fig. 245, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Robinson, David Moore. 1950. "A Small Hoard of Mycenaean Vases and Statuettes." American Journal of Archaeology, 54 (1): p. 1 n. 5.

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