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Ring base of vessel

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Ring base of vessel. Buff ware with light to dark brown exterior slip. Base comes to point on interior center. Thick white paint forms a band on the exterior concave area of the base. Black horizontal band and more white paint appear above the smooth carination of the body. Residue of glue...

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From Richard Seager's Excavation at Mochlos, Crete.

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Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker

Early Aegean, Minoan, Bronze Age, Middle Minoan II Period, about 1800 B.C.


Mochlos, Crete, Greece


4.1 x 5.4 cm (1 5/8 x 2 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Kamares Ware


The Ancient World