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Jar fragment

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Jar fragment. Ovoid body. Buff clay, brown-black paint. Below, a band, from which rise in both diagonal slants branches of simplified plants, a paler stem and darker tear-shaped leaves; rows of circles diagonally between the plants, only the center thicker paint remaining. Floral Style.

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 B Period, Late Minoan I B, about 1450 B.C.

Findspot

Mochlos, Crete, Greece

Dimensions

4.6 x 8.2 cm (1 13/16 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

09.783

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels