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Terracotta rim of a cup with spirals and band

Period:
Middle Minoan II
Date:
ca. 1800–1700 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Terracotta; Kamares ware
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 1/8 x 1 1/4in. (2.9 x 3.2cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Ashmolean Museum, by exchange, 1911
Accession Number:
11.186.42
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
From Knossos, Crete

Polychrome fragment, white spiral ornament, and bands of orange and white on dark ground.
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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