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Goblet with Cuttlefish

Mycenaean and Minoan cultures existed alongside each other for some time, interacting through trade and in mutual artistic exchange. This elegant cup testifies to this artistic exchange: the chalice-like shape of the cup is a Mycenaean development, but the nautilus subject matter reflects the influence of Minoan "marine style" pottery.

Mycenaean (Greece)
Goblet with Cuttlefish
1375–1300 BC
H. 7 7/16 in. (18.9 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, 75.50