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Jar fragment

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Jar fragment. Tall ovoid lower body piece. Thick coarse pink white clay, white slip, pale brown paint. Three bending verticals, the outer ones thin and darker brown, the center one triple width and paler brown. Plant stalks? (Probably not octopus tentacles).

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 7.2 cm (2 3/16 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.792

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels