Jar

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Middle Minoan III-Late Minoan I
about 1650–1500 B.C.


Dimensions

11.4 x 10.9 cm (4 1/2 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1992.130

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Pinkish orange clay with red and dark brown paint. Rim of large cylindrical jar. Smooth, straight rim has thick band on both sides. Outside has large ripple pattern. Pencil markings: “MM III or LM I.”

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Source unidentified