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High-rimmed two-handled cup

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Light brown color; surface covered with narrow parallel bands; band of dots in middle of neck; in panels between each handles, a double (8-armed) swastika framed by two vertical rows of dots ; solid band at base; row of dots above handles, and vertical lines on handles.

Provenance

By 1882: Edward Robinson Collection (according to his Catalogue of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Vases, no. 10: purchased in Athens in 1882; found in Attica); gift of Edward Robinson to MFA, February 10, 1892

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Robinson

Greek, Late Geometric Period, 720–690 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Boiotia, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 274.

Dimensions

10.5 x 12.9 cm (4 1/8 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

92.2597

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels