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Fragment of upper shoulder of jug. Reddish pink clay with buff slip. Thick dark brown paint. Slight ridge where shoulder meets lower neck; neck is covered with color ending in a linked semi-circle pattern below ridge. One thin brown line shadows this pattern. On body, one thick-rimmed spiral?


By date unknown: Alice Walton Collection; by mid 1950s: Mrs. H. Stuart Hughes Collection (purchased from Louis Joseph); gift to MFA from Mrs. H. Stuart Hughes, May 14, 1959 (accepted as Apparatus); accessioned by MFA as gift of Mrs. Suzanne R. Dworsky, March 25, 1992

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Gift of Mrs. Suzanne R. Dworsky

Early Aegean, Minoan, Bronze Age, Late Minoan I A Period, Late Minoan I A, about 1500 B.C.


8.1 x 4.8 cm (3 3/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

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The Ancient World