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Terracotta spouted cup

Period:
Early Minoan II
Date:
ca. 2600–2200 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/16 in. (10.3 cm) diameter 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, by exchange, 1914
Accession Number:
14.89.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 151
Bowl with trough spout and mottled decoration.
From Priniatikos Pyrgos, Crete

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. "Greek Prehistoric Art." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 10 (1): p. 8.

Betancourt, Philip P. 1979. "Vasilike Ware, An Early Bronze Age Pottery Style in Crete." Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology, 61: p. 34.

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