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Spout to interior hollow. Dark-brown to black broad and narrow lines on buff clay. Stylized trees (or people) on shoulder and circles on the bottom. Prob. late palm trees (doum *illegible* palm?)

Provenance

Said to be from Boiotia, the Tanagra (Bratzi) necropolis, found in the early 1960s (?) and to have come from a Parke Bernet auction, Spring, 1970; by May 1970: Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; May 12, 1970; loaned by Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA (103.1970); gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 1995

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Early Aegean, Helladic, Bronze Age, Late Helladic III B 1 Period,

Dimensions

16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1995.829

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels