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Fragment of a terracotta offering vessel

Period:
Early Cycladic II
Date:
ca. 2700–2200 B.C.
Culture:
Cycladic
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1934
Accession Number:
34.11.5
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 151
The original vessel was a kernos, which was used for liquid offerings as well as for such products as fruits and grains.
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