Cup rim fragment

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Late Minoan I B Period
Late Minoan I B, about 1450 B.C.


Findspot: Greece, Crete, Mochlos

Dimensions

5 x 4.6 cm (1 15/16 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.800

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Cup rim. Fairly straight wall, slightly offset rim. Buff clay, dark brown paint, with white highlights. Coated inside. Rim banded, with a white stripe on the top of the rim and at the bottom of the band; a simple lily with six “pistils” slanting right, and a blob or another flower in the field below right. Inside, a penciled notation LH III. Floral Style.

Provenance

From Richard Seager's Excavation at Mochlos, Crete.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker