Bowl fragment

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Late Minoan III A Period
Late Minoan III A, about 1350 B.C.


Dimensions

5.7 x 4.6 cm (2 1/4 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.1136

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment of bowl. Pink clay; coated brown on inside and brown and white design on outside. Recessed horizontal band; thick brown band with white spirals. Thin brown horizontals below. Red “P” for Phaistos?

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Suzanne R. Dworsky