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Terracotta hemispherical strainer

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
Lydian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm) diameter 7 5/16 in. (18.6 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Society for the Exploration of Sardis, 1914
Accession Number:
14.30.10
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
This bowl-shaped strainer, provided with a handle, may have been used to prepare a cheese- or yoghurt-like food.
Excavated at Sardis

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