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Terracotta shallow bowl

Period:
Early Minoan II
Date:
ca. 2900–2300 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Terracotta; Dark-on-light ware
Dimensions:
Greatest diameter 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Ashmolean Museum, by exchange, 1911
Accession Number:
11.186.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The rolled rim is decorated with zigzag lines.
From Knossos, Crete

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1912. "Cretan Pottery." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 7(2): p. 31.

Hood, Sinclair and Gerald Cadogan. 2011. Knossos Excavations, 1957-1961: Early Minoan, The British School of Athens Supplement, Vol. 46. no. 1324, p. 270, pl. 61, London: British School at Athens.

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