Stirrup Jar (Primary Title)
Stirrup Jar (Primary Title)

Unknown (Artist)

13th-12th centuries BC
Mycenaean
terracotta
Overall: 4 1/2 × 4 in. (11.43 × 10.16 cm)
60.8
The vase’s shape takes its name from its stirrup-like handles. The form of these storage vessels originated in the Minoan culture but was adopted by the Mycenaeans.
Adolph D. and Wilkins C. Williams Fund
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