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Cup. Thin clay. Decoration in brown on buff ground, large spirals and horizontal bands. Broken and restored. Some parts missing.

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, December 29, 1909

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker

Early Aegean, Minoan, Bronze Age, Late Minoan IA Period, about 1700–1610 B.C.

Findspot

Mochlos, Crete, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 046.

Dimensions

Diameter x width: 7.1 x 12.5 cm (2 13/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.559

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels