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Bowl fragment

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Fragment of bowl. Pink clay; coated brown on inside and brown and white design on outside. Recessed horizontal band; thick brown band with white spirals. Thin brown horizontals below. Red "P" for Phaistos?


Perhaps from Phaistos (red painted "P" on the sherd); by date unknown: Alice Walton Collection; by mid 1950s: Mrs. H. Stuart Hughes Collection (purchased from Louis Joseph); gift to MFA from Mrs. H. Stuart Hughes, May 14, 1959 (accepted as Apparatus); accessioned by MFA as gift of Mrs. Suzanne R. Dworsky, March 25, 1992

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Gift of Mrs. Suzanne R. Dworsky

Early Aegean, Minoan, Bronze Age, Late Minoan III A Period, Late Minoan III A, about 1350 B.C.


5.7 x 4.6 cm (2 1/4 x 1 13/16 in.)

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The Ancient World