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Jar fragment

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Jar fragment. Upper body of a footed hole-mouth jar? Powdery buff clay, black and red paint. Alternating black and red bands below, part of a thick-rimmed spiral above.

Provenance

From Richard Seager's Excavation at Mochlos, Crete.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker

Early Aegean, Minoan, Bronze Age, Late Minoan I A Period, Late Minoan I A, about 1550 B.C.

Findspot

Mochlos, Crete, Greece

Dimensions

5.5 x 4.5 cm (2 3/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

09.774

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels