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Terracotta pithoid jar

Period:
Late Helladic IIIB
Date:
ca. 1300–1190 B.C.
Culture:
Mycenaean
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 8 11/16 in. (22.1 cm.)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.744
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Jar with pear-shaped body, three handles, and geometric designs in panels.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 452, p. 50, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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