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Buff clay and slip; red paint outside. Thin red loops in scale pattern. Red "P" for Phaistos?


Perhaps from Phaistos (red painted "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

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Gift of Mrs. Suzanne R. Dworsky

Early Aegean, Minoan or Helladic, Bronze Age, Late Minoan IIIA/Late Helladic IIIA, Late Minoan III A/Late Helladic III A, about 1350 B.C.


3.6 x 3.8 cm (1 7/16 x 1 1/2 in.)

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The Ancient World