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Terracotta vase fragment with floral decoration and bands

Middle Minoan II
ca. 1800–1700 B.C.
Terracotta; Kamares ware
Overall: 2 9/16 x 2 1/8in. (6.5 x 5.4cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Ashmolean Museum, by exchange, 1911
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
From Knossos, Crete

Polychrome fragment with floral ornament in white and orange bands on dark ground.
From Knossos, Crete

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