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Pale white clay and slip; coated black interior and black design exterior. Straight rim with black band belwo; curvilinear design in thin black bands and spirals. Red painted "K" [Knossos?]


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

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Gift of Mrs. Suzanne R. Dworsky

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


4.9 x 6.1 cm (1 15/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

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The Ancient World