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Bowl with two horizontal handles

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Reddish clay, decoration in black. Lower part of body painted black; a band of geometric decoration below rim, consisting of vertical lines and a waterfowl on each side, painted on yellow slip. Cycladic, probably Melian.

Provenance

From Cesnola.

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Norton

Greek, Late Geometric Period, about 725 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 226.

Dimensions

6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.777

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels