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Jar fragment

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Wall fragment of a jar. Hard red buff clay, very dark brown paint, with added white. Parts of two tentacles, one horizontal and one diagonal, the upper one dotted with white spots. Marine 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 1500–1450 B.C.

Findspot

Mochlos, Crete, Greece

Dimensions

4.5 x 5 cm (1 3/4 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.804

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels