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Terracotta tankard

Period:
Middle Cypriot II
Date:
ca. 1800–1725 B.C.
Culture:
Cypriot
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
H. 9 5/8 in. (24.5 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1091
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 173
Wide-necked tankard with horned handle and raised horizontal and wavy lines.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 156, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Joan Mertens, and Marice E. Rose. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 43, pp. 34-35, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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