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Two joined fragments of the wall of a jug. Dark on Light Painted Ware, Koumasa Ware. Red buff clay, buff slip, dark brown paint. Curved parallel lines, unevenly drawn, apparently swooping from upper left to lower right, and crossing a single right-to-left diagonal at the bottom. Gouged...

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Provenance

From Richard Seager's Excavation at Mochlos, Crete.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker

Early Aegean, Minoan, Bronze Age, Early Minoan II Period, about 2600 B.C.

Findspot

Mochlos, Crete, Greece

Dimensions

8 x 5.5 cm (3 1/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.680

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Dark on Light; Koumasa

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels