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Two terracotta fragments of a large jar with reticulated pattern enclosing conventional flowers

Period:
Late Minoan II
Date:
ca. 1450–1400 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Terracotta; Dark-on-light ware
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 7/8 x 5 5/16in. (4.8 x 13.5cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Ashmolean Museum, by exchange, 1911
Accession Number:
11.186.50
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
From Knossos, Crete

Large fragment with reticulated pattern enclosing conventional flowers; dark-on-light ware.
From Knossos, Crete

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1912. "Cretan Pottery." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 7(2): pp. 29, 34, fig. 14.

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