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Terracotta collared jar with four lug handles

Period:
Early Cycladic II
Date:
ca. 2700–2200 B.C.
Culture:
Cycladic
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 9 13/16 in. (25 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Gift of the Safani family, in honor of Edward Safani, 2004
Accession Number:
2004.431
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 151
The piece is unusual for the two horizontal handles on the neck and the two vertical handles on the widest point of the body.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 2005. "One Hundred Thirty-fifth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 135: p. 21.

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