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Terracotta globular jug

Late Minoan IIIB
ca. 1300–1200 B.C.
Terracotta; Dark-on-light ware
H. 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm.)
Credit Line:
Gift of American Exploration Society, 1907
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
One-handled, on shoulder delicate curvilinear design, dark-on-light ware.
From Gournia, Crete

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1908. "The Prehistoric Art of Greece in the Museum." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 3(2): pp. 25, 28, fig. 6.

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.. no. 10, p. 46, pl. X, Philadelphia: The American Exploration Society.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1912. "Cretan Pottery." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 7(2): pp. 33, 35, fig. 15.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 13 n. 14, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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