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A flat handle on one side. Decorated with two broad rings below, and two spirals alternating with two leaves on the shoulder. Buff clay, pale buff slip, red-brown paint. Cross-hatched "ragnets".

Provenance

By 1911: Anna D. Slocum Collection (according to MFA list of her loan: bought in Corinth); loaned to MFA, October 11, 1911 (as 1698.11); January 19, 1914: returned to Anna D. Slocum; January 18, 1917: loaned to MFA by Anna D. Slocum (as 31.17); by date unknown: Laura Slocum Collection; gift to MFA from Laura Slocum in memory of her sister Anna D. Slocum, October 8, 1936

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Laura Slocum in memory of her sister, Anna D. Slocum

Early Aegean, Helladic, Bronze Age, Late Helladic II-III A Period,

Dimensions

6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

36.441

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels