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Terracotta bridge-spouted jar

Period:
Middle Minoan II–III
Date:
ca. 1900–1600 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Terracotta; Kamares ware
Dimensions:
Total height as restored 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm.)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Ashmolean Museum, by exchange, 1911
Accession Number:
11.186.10
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
This vase was restored at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, before it entered the Museum's collection.
From Knossos, Crete

Until 1911, in the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Oxford; acquired in 1911, gift of the Ashmolean Museum, by exchange.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1912. "Cretan Pottery." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 7(2): p. 32, fig. 7.

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