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Terracotta stirrup jar

Period:
Late Minoan III
Date:
ca. 1400–1200 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Terracotta; Fine painted ware
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/8 in. (8 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, by exchange, 1914
Accession Number:
14.89.12
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Decorated with red bands on a light ground.
From Kavousi, Crete

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

Robinson, David Moore. 1950. "A Small Hoard of Mycenaean Vases and Statuettes." American Journal of Archaeology, 54 (1): p. 1 n. 5.

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