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Piriform jar

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Three handles; brown and red rings below, wavy lines above.

Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought from a Greek in Paris, who said that it was from Amorgos.); purchased for MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Early Aegean, Helladic, Bronze Age, Late Helladic IIIA:2 Period, About 1430–1365 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 077.

Dimensions

Height: 14.3 cm (5 5/8 in.); diameter: 12.3 cm (4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.8041

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels