Cup

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Early Minoan III–Middle Minoan I


Findspot: Greece, Crete, Mochlos

Dimensions

4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

09.691

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rim fragment of rounded cup. Buff ware with dull black slip, red spot from firing and buff and red paint. Sharp pointed rim with red band below lip on interior. Two buff diagonal bands on exterior crossing four buff horizontal bands. A connecting “S” pattern is framed by the four horizontal bands, two above and two below. Pencil markings on interior, “BSA p. IV, MMI”

Provenance

From Richard Seager's Excavation at Mochlos, Crete.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker