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Fragment of wall of vessel. Light on Dark Ware. Buff ware with inclusions and black slip on exterior. Two horizontal bands below edge of spiral in 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

2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

09.707

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, White on Dark Ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels