Fragment of a mixing bowl (krater)

Greek
Late Geometric II Period
735–700 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

14 x 19 cm (5 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1978.639

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment preserves band of dots at top. Two compass-drawn circles set within square panels; at center of each circle, a hatched eight-petalled flower; dots and dot rosettes in corners of metopes. In between circles, a vertical cross-hatched diamond chain. below, a band of zig-zags and a part of a band with a hatched meander.

Provenance

By date unknown before 1966: Alice Walton Collection; by 1966: Mrs. Leo H. Dworsky Collection (loaned to MFA, Sept. 8, 1966 as 552.66); gift to MFA from Mrs. Suzanne R. Dworsky, December 20, 1978

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Suzanne R. Dworsky