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Buff ware with black slip, dark red and buff paint. Thick red band on interior below lip, extending over rim to exterior. Two buff horizontal bands frame triangular pattern with dots.

Provenance

According to Fairbanks, Catalogue: from Crete; Sent by the Candia Museum in recognition of a gift from Mrs. T. James Bowlker for the excavations by Richard B. Seager; gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker to MFA, January 14, 1909

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker

Early Aegean, Minoan, Bronze Age, Early Minoan III - Middle Minoan I, about 2300 B.C.

Findspot

Mochlos, Crete, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 032.

Dimensions

Height: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

09.66

Medium or Technique

Buffware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels