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Buff clay and slip; coated dark red on interior; red design exterior. Slightly out-turned rim with red band below. Two of a series of upside-down concentric arches; two thin horizontal bands on carination. Red painted "K" [Knossos?]

Provenance

Perhaps from Knossos (red painted "K" on the sherd); 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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Suzanne R. Dworsky

Early Aegean, Minoan or Helladic, Bronze Age, Late Minoan/Late Helladic III B,

Dimensions

5.1 x 6.5 cm (2 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.1137

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels