Carinated cup

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Middle Minoan II A Period
about 1800 B.C.


Dimensions

3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1992.121

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small carinated cup. Buff clay with black slip interior and exterior. Four pairs of vertical lines running from rim to
base. The carinated cup is a late shape for Light on Dark
Ware. Handmade and wheelmade versions appear from
Middle Minoan I to Middle Minoan II A; this example is
 wheelmade.

Provenance

Probably from Gournia; accessioned by MFA as Source Unknown, March 25, 1992

Credit Line

Source unidentified