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Fragment of a mixing bowl (krater)

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Fragment preserves band of dots at top. Two compass-drawn circles set within square panels; at center of each circle, a hatched eight-petalled flower; dots and dot rosettes in corners of metopes. In between circles, a vertical cross-hatched diamond chain. below, a band of zig-zags and a part of...

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Provenance

By date unknown before 1966: Alice Walton Collection; by 1966: Mrs. Leo H. Dworsky Collection (loaned to MFA, Sept. 8, 1966 as 552.66); gift to MFA from Mrs. Suzanne R. Dworsky, December 20, 1978

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Suzanne R. Dworsky

Greek, Late Geometric II Period, 735–700 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens, Attica, Greece

Dimensions

14 x 19 cm (5 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1978.639

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels