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Fragment of wall of vessel. Light on Dark Ware. Reddish buff ware with white inclusions. Black slip on exterior and three thick horizontal bands in buff paint on exterior. Each band is underscored with bands of thinned buff paint.

Provenance

From Richard Seager's Excavation at Mochlos, Crete.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker

Early Aegean, Minoan, Bronze Age, Early Minoan III Period, about 2300 B.C.

Findspot

Mochlos, Crete, Greece

Dimensions

6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.701

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, White on Dark Ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels