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Terracotta miniature one-handled cup

Period:
Late Minoan IA
Date:
ca. 1600–1525 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 15/16 in. (2.4 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1950
Accession Number:
50.11.6a–d
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Miniature vessels used as votives have been discovered in shrines within settlements as at Knossos and also at peak sanctuaries.
Said to be from Knossos, Crete

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