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Terracotta oval-mouthed amphora

Period:
Middle Minoan III
Date:
ca. 1750–1600 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Terracotta; Dark-on-light ware
Dimensions:
H. 10 7/8 in. (27.6 cm.)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of American Exploration Society, 1907
Accession Number:
07.232.19
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Horizontal black bands on the body.
From Gournia, Crete

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1912. "Cretan Pottery." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 7(2): pp. 32-3, fig. 10.

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