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Terracotta rim and upper body fragment from a straight-sided cup with tortoiseshell ripple motif

Period:
Late Minoan IA
Date:
ca. 1600–1525 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Terracotta; Dark-on-light ware
Dimensions:
H. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm); diameter 3 15/16 in. (10 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, by exchange, 1914
Accession Number:
14.89.9
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
From Priniatikos Pyrgos, Crete

Rippled decoration.
From Priniatikos Pyrgos, Crete

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

Betancourt, Philip P. 1978. "LM IA Pottery from Priniatikos Pyrgos." Thera and the Aegean world : papers presented at the second International Scientific Congress, Santorini, Greece, August 1978, Vol. 1, Prof. Christos Doumas, ed. p. 386, London.

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