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Cup. Coarse clay, buff. Slip black varying to drab(?) dull (?) red. Rectilinear decoration; buff on dark slip. Protuberance at side; broken and put together. Incomplete.

Provenance

According to Fairbanks, Catalogue: from Mochlos, Crete; Sent by the Candia Museum in recognition of a gift from Mrs. T. James Bowlker for the excavations by Richard B. Seager; gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker to MFA, January 14, 1909

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker

Early Aegean, Minoan, Bronze Age, Early Minoan III Period, about 2200–2000 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 027.

Dimensions

Height: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

09.42

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, White-on-dark ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels