Terracotta carinated cup, Terracotta, Minoan

Terracotta carinated cup

Period:
Middle Minoan II
Date:
ca. 1900–1750 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Terracotta; Polychrome fine ware
Dimensions:
H. as restored 1 3/4 in. (4.5 cm.)
Diameter as restored 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm.)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, by exchange, 1911
Accession Number:
11.186.30
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Only a single fragment preserving a complete profile is original; the rest is modern restoration.
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.