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Terracotta tumbler

Period:
Middle Minoan IA
Date:
ca. 2100–1950 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Terracotta; White-on-dark ware
Dimensions:
2 13/16in. (7.1cm) Other: 3in. (7.6cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Ashmolean Museum, by exchange, 1911
Accession Number:
11.186.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Decorated with white band on a dark slip.
From Knossos, Crete

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

Betancourt, Philip P. 1985. The History of Minoan Pottery. pl. 5d, Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Hood, Sinclair and Gerald Cadogan. 2011. Knossos Excavations, 1957-1961: Early Minoan, The British School of Athens Supplement, Vol. 46. noo. 1353, pp. 277-78, fig. 10.16, pl. 65, London: British School at Athens.

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