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Thirteen fragments of a vase. Decoration, vertical stalks with curved tendrils growing out on either side. Black paint on buff ground. Within each curve a spot of brown paint. All fragments but one are now joined.

Provenance

According to Fairbanks, Catalogue: from Mochlos, 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, December 29, 1909

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker

Early Aegean, Minoan, Bronze Age, Late Minoan I A or later Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 056.8.

Accession Number

09.581

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels