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Small terracotta jar with four handles

Middle Minoan IIB
ca. 1800–1750 B.C.
Terracotta; Light-on-dark ware
H. 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1950
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Handled pot with black and white decoration.
Said to be from the Loom-Weight Basement of the Palace at Knossos, Crete

Evans, Arthur J. 1921. The Palace of Minos: A Comparative Account of the Successive Stages of the Early Cretan Civilization as Illustrated by the Discoveries at Knossos, Vol. 1. pp. 255-6, fig. 191, London: Macmillan & Co.

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