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Terracotta bowl

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
early 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman, Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta; red-glazed, mold-made
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm); diameter 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.385
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 176
This mold-made bowl was produced locally imitating Italian Arretine ware.
Said to be from Kition, Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 986, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Carratelli, Giovanni Pugliese and Ranuccio Bianchi Bandinelli. 1985. Enciclopedia dell'Arte Antica, Classica e Orientale: Atlante delle Forme Ceramiche, Vol. 2. p. 88, pl. 21.3, Rome: Instituto della Enciclopedia Italiana.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Joan Mertens, and Marice E. Rose. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 454, p. 280-81, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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