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Vase fragment. Gray-buff clay with buff slip. Brownish red paint outside. Thick horizontal bands on either side of elongated "S" patterns. Red painted "P" [Phaistos?]

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Suzanne R. Dworsky

Early Aegean, Minoan, Bronze Age, Middle Minoan Period,

Dimensions

6.1 x 4.2 cm (2 3/8 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.1124

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels