Terracotta jug

Period:
Late Bronze Age
Date:
ca. 1600–1050 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1370
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The shape of this jug is typically Cypriot, but the decoration was likely inspired by Tell el-Yahudieh Ware pottery imported to Cyprus from Egypt.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 367, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.