Cup fragment

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Early Minoan III Period
about 2300 B.C.


Dimensions

3.6 x 3.4 cm (1 7/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1992.113

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rim of small rounded cup. Light on Dark Ware. Buff clay and pointed rim. Interior has large red stain. Two horizontal bands below connected “s” pattern — what P. Betancourt calls “quirks.” cf. P. Betancourt White on Dark fig. 3-5 #7.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Source unidentified