Cup fragment

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Early Minoan III Period


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 031.

Dimensions

4 x 6.2 cm (1 9/16 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.557

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, White on Dark Ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment of cup. Decoration, groups of three lines running obliquely from top to bottom. Buff on dark ground.

This sherd and six others were confirmed by neutron activation and/or cluster analysis to be from Mochlos by P. Betancourt, White on Dark, Chapter 12, MFA nos. (09.573), (09.574), (09.575), (09.575bis.Ap.2) (09.692), (09.575bis.Ap.3) (09.691), (09.66).

Provenance

According to Fairbanks, Catalogue: from Mochlos, Crete; Sent by the Candia Museum in recognition of a gift from Mrs. T. James Bowlker for the excavations by Richard B. Seager; gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker to MFA, December 29, 1909

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker