Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Late Minoan I B Period
Late Minoan I B, about 1500–1450 B.C.
Findspot: Greece, Crete, Mochlos
4.5 x 5 cm (1 3/4 x 1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Wall fragment of a jar. Hard red buff clay, very dark brown paint, with added white. Parts of two tentacles, one horizontal and one diagonal, the upper one dotted with white spots.
From Richard Seager's Excavation at Mochlos, Crete.
Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker