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Terracotta bowl

Period:
Early Cypriot III–Middle Cypriot I
Date:
ca. 2000–1800 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 4 3/16 in. (10.6 cm)
diameter 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1196
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 173
String-holes and incised zigzags and lozenges. Four rectangular lugs.
Said to be from Alambra or Ayia Paraskevi

Cesnola, Luigi Palma di. 1885. A Descriptive Atlas of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Vol. 1. pl. XCIX.846, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 89, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Joan Mertens, and Marice E. Rose. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 28, p. 30, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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