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Terracotta bridge-spouted jar

Period:
Late Minoan I
Date:
ca. 1600–1450 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Terracotta; Dark-on-light ware
Dimensions:
H. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) Diameter 7 3/8 in. (18.8 cm.)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of American Exploration Society, 1907
Accession Number:
07.232.23
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Tubular spout and three handles, with bands and spirals, dark on light ware.
From Gournia, Crete

Hawes, Harriet Boyd. 1908. Gournia, Vasiliki and Other Prehistoric Sites on the Isthmus of Hierapetra, Crete; Excavations of the Wells-Houston-Cramp Expeditions, 1901, 1903, 1904.. pl. VII, 7, Philadelphia: The American Exploration Society.

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