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Terracotta straight-sided cup

Middle Minoan IIIA
ca. 1750–1700 B.C.
Terracotta; Kamares ware
H. as restored 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.)
Diameter as restored 4 11/16 in. (11.9 cm.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Ashmolean Museum, by exchange, 1911
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
On the body a fern pattern in white between red and white bands.
From Knossos, Crete

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1912. "Cretan Pottery." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 7(2): pp. 32-3, fig. 9.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp.13 n.9, 162, pl. 2c, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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