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Terracotta beaked jug

Middle Minoan IIIB
ca. 1700–1600 B.C.
Cycladic, Melian
height as restored: 21 7/16 in. (54.4 cm) Other (Height as restored): 21 7/16in. (54.4cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Ashmolean Museum, by exchange, 1911
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
On each side of the upper body, a bird.
From Knossos, Crete

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1912. "Cretan Pottery." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 7(2): p. 33, fig. 11.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1927. Handbook of the Classical Collection. p. 13, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 13, 162, pl. 2e, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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