Jar fragment

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Late Minoan I A Period
Late Minoan I A, about 1550 B.C.


Findspot: Greece, Crete, Mochlos

Dimensions

5.5 x 7.2 cm (2 3/16 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.792

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Jar fragment. Tall ovoid lower body piece. Thick coarse pink white clay, white slip, pale brown paint. Three bending verticals, the outer ones thin and darker brown, the center one triple width and paler brown. Plant stalks? (Probably not octopus tentacles).

Provenance

From Richard Seager's Excavation at Mochlos, Crete.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker