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Pinkish orange clay with red and dark brown paint. Rim of large cylindrical jar. Smooth, straight rim has thick band on both sides. Outside has large ripple pattern. Pencil markings: "MM III or LM I."

Provenance

Probably from Gournia; accessioned by MFA as Source Unknown, March 25, 1992

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Early Aegean, Minoan, Bronze Age, Middle Minoan III-Late Minoan I, about 1650–1500 B.C.

Dimensions

11.4 x 10.9 cm (4 1/2 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1992.130

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels