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Dull brown clay, black-brown glaze, much worn. Octopus design with filling ornaments of grouped chevrons and diamond patterns.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., November 12, 1959, for $ 125.00

Credit Line

Classical Department Purchase Fund

Early Aegean, Helladic, Bronze Age, Late Helladic III C Period, about 1200–1100 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 12.2 cm (4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.712

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels