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Terracotta straight-sided cup

Period:
Middle Minoan IIB-IIIA
Date:
ca. 1800–1700 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Terracotta; Kamares ware
Dimensions:
H. as restored 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm.)
Diameter as restored 2 3/4 in. (7 cm.)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, by exchange, 1911
Accession Number:
11.186.28
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Decorated with a rosette and bands in white and orange.
From Knossos, Crete

Until 1911, in the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Oxford; acquired in 1911, gift of the Ashmolean Museum, by exchange.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1912. "Cretan Pottery." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 7(2): p. 32.

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