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Low, everted rim. Low, flat shape with raised rim and three small handles. Low everted rim. Decoration: concentric circles around rim and on bottom; double rows of dots between handles; and a wave pattern along edge. Partly restored. Concentric circles on base. Furumark type 84.

Provenance

According to Fairbanks, Catalogue: from Argos; gift of the National Museum, Athens to MFA, August 6, 1914

Credit Line

Gift of the National Museum, Athens

Early Aegean, Helladic, Bronze Age, Late Helladic II–III A Period, about 1400–1375 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 078.

Dimensions

Height: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.735

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels