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Terracotta pithoid jar

Period:
Late Helladic III
Date:
ca. 1400–1050 B.C.
Culture:
Mycenaean
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 6 5/16 in. (16 cm.)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.765
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Pear-shaped vase with three handles and loop pattern on shoulder.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 417, p. 46, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Daniel, John Franklin. 1941. "Prolegomena to the Cypro-Minoan Script." American Journal of Archaeology, 45(2). pp. 250, 281.

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