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Fragments of large jar. Thick convex walls. Decoration red-brown, running spiral of conventionalized sprays of small foliage. Floral Style.

Provenance

According to Fairbanks, Catalogue: from Crete; Sent by the Candia Museum in recognition of a gift from Mrs. T. James Bowlker for the excavations by Richard B. Seager; gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker to MFA, December 29, 1909

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker

Early Aegean, Minoan, Bronze Age, Late Minoan I B Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 056.2.

Dimensions

11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

09.579

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels