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Miniature three-handled jar on high base

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Three vertical small handles on shoulder. Glaze mostly disappeared; horizontal stripes on lower body and foot; apparently vertical stripes on shoulder. Hollow splayed foot. Dots below neck. Rows of vertical dots.


By date unknown: Horace L. Mayer Collection; loaned by Horace L. Mayer to MFA, January 27, 1959 as 3.59; inherited by Mrs. Horace L. Mayer; gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer to MFA, December 13, 1978 (as App. 1978.30); accessioned as 1978.1345, June 23, 1993

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Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

Early Aegean, Helladic, Bronze Age, Late Helladic III B Period,


11.1 cm (4 3/8 in.)

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The Ancient World