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Terracotta jug with spirals

Period:
Middle Minoan IIIB
Date:
ca. 1700–1600 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Terracotta; Light-on-dark ware
Dimensions:
Total height 18 7/8 in. (48 cm.)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Ashmolean Museum, by exchange, 1911
Accession Number:
11.186.12
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Numerous examples of this type of jug were excavated in the Temple Repositories at Knossos.
From Knossos, Crete

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1912. "Cretan Pottery." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 7(2): p. 33.

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