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Terracotta fragment of the bottom of a cup with polychrome decoration

Period:
Middle Minoan II
Date:
ca. 1800–1700 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Terracotta; Kamares ware
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 1/8 x 1 15/16in. (2.9 x 4.9cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Ashmolean Museum, by exchange, 1911
Accession Number:
11.186.32
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
From Knossos, Crete

Bottom of cup decorated in white and orange on dark ground.
From Knossos, Crete

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