Vase fragment. Early Kamares Ware. Coarse buff clay with black exterior slip and white and orange paint. White concentric circles radiate from an eight-petalled orange-centered rosette. Red "P" for Phaistos?
Perhaps from Phaistos (red "P" on the sherd); by date unknown: Alice Walton Collection; by mid 1950s: Mrs. H. Stuart Hughes Collection (purchased from Louis Joseph); gift to MFA from Mrs. H. Stuart Hughes, May 14, 1959 (accepted as Apparatus); accessioned by MFA as gift of Mrs. Suzanne R. Dworsky, March 25, 1992
Gift of Mrs. Suzanne R. Dworsky