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Terracotta pithoid jar

Period:
Late Helladic IIIA2 late
Date:
ca. 1325–1300 B.C.
Culture:
Mycenaean
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 19 7/8 in. (50.5 cm.)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1910
Accession Number:
10.142.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
With three handles and decorated with conventional ornament.
Said to be from Rhodes

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1911. "Department of Classical Art: The Accessions of 1910--II. Vases." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 6(2): p. 32.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 14 n. 18, 163, pl. 3i, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1978. Antichnoe iskusstvo iz muzeia Metropoliten, Soedinennye Shtaty Ameriki: Katalog vystavki. no. 9, Moscow: Sovetskii Khudozhnik.

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