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Terracotta rim of a cup with fern pattern and bands

Period:
Middle Minoan II
Date:
ca. 1800–1700 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Terracotta; Kamares ware
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 1/16 x 2 1/4in. (2.7 x 5.7cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Ashmolean Museum, by exchange, 1911
Accession Number:
11.186.36
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
From Knossos, Crete

Part of rim, polychrome, fern pattern in white, and orange band.
From Knossos, Crete

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1912. "Cretan Pottery." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 7(2): pp. 29, 32, fig. 8.

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