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Terracotta vessel fragment with rosettes

Period:
Late Minoan II
Date:
ca. 1450–1400 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Terracotta; Dark-on-light ware
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 9/16 x 2 3/8in. (6.5 x 6cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, by exchange, 1911
Accession Number:
11.186.53
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
From Knossos, Crete

Millefiori pattern, the rosettes reserved in the color of the clay.
From Knossos, Crete

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1912. "Cretan Pottery." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 7(2): p. 34.

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