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Stirrup jug

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Shape and position of handles like "Stirrup jugs". Vertical spout between handles. Decoration mostly horizontal bands, brown on buff clay. Broken and put together. Incomplete.

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, Late Minoan I A Period, about 1550–1450 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 061.

Dimensions

Height: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

09.37

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels