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Terracotta jug

Period:
Middle Minoan IIB
Date:
ca. 1800–1750 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Terracotta; Coarse painted ware
Dimensions:
H. 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Carl W. Blegen, 1924
Accession Number:
24.151.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Numerous examples of this type of jug have been found in the old palace at Phaistos, and their production has been linked to a workshop there.
From Agia Triada, Crete

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