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Vesicular basalt bowl

Late Bronze Age
ca. 1600–1200 B.C.
Vesicular basalt
H. 1 3/8 x Diam. 5 7/16 in. (3.5 x 13.8 cm)
Miscellaneous-Stone Vases
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
Not on view
The small bowl has a ring-shaped foot and an in-curved edge.
From Cyprus

Cesnola, Luigi Palma di. 1903. A Descriptive Atlas of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Vol. 3, Plates & Text 1–150. pl. CXIV.7, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1522, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Hermary, Antoine and Joan R. Mertens. 2013. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture. no. 572, pp. 400–1, Online Publication, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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