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Small terracotta trefoil-mouthed jug

Period:
Middle Minoan IB
Date:
ca. 1950–1900 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Terracotta; Fine plain ware
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm.)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, by exchange, 1914
Accession Number:
14.89.7
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Fine plain ware without decoration.
From Sphoungaras, Crete

Dohan, Edith Hall. 1912. Excavations in Eastern Crete: Sphoungaras. p. 58, fig. 30F, Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. "Greek Prehistoric Art." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 10 (1): p. 9.

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