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Pithoid jar or jug

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Small pithoid jar or jug. Wall fragment just below ridged neck. Red buff clay, yellow chestnut paint. Neck banded; irregular pendent wave pattern hanging from it; below, upper parts of two double axe blades, sharply pointed.

Provenance

From Richard Seager's Excavation at Mochlos, Crete.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker

Early Aegean, Minoan, Bronze Age, Late Minoan I B Period, Late Minoan I B, about 1500–1450 B.C.

Findspot

Mochlos, Crete, Greece

Dimensions

6.9 x 6 cm (2 11/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

09.807

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels