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Terracotta stemmed cup with murex decoration

Period:
Late Helladic IIIA
Date:
ca. 1400–1300 B.C.
Culture:
Helladic, Mycenaean
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm) diameter 6 3/4 in. (17.2 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1909
Accession Number:
09.221.42
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Decorated with conventionalized murexes.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1910. "Department of Classical Art: The Accessions of 1909--III. Vases and Terra-Cottas." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 5 (6): p. 143.

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