Miniature three-handled jar on high base

Early Aegean, Helladic
Bronze Age, Late Helladic III B Period


Dimensions

11.1 cm (4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1978.1345

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Three vertical small handles on shoulder. Glaze mostly disappeared; horizontal stripes on lower body and foot; apparently vertical stripes on shoulder. Hollow splayed foot. Dots below neck. Rows of vertical dots.

Provenance

By date unknown: Horace L. Mayer Collection; loaned by Horace L. Mayer to MFA, January 27, 1959 as 3.59; inherited by Mrs. Horace L. Mayer; gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer to MFA, December 13, 1978 (as App. 1978.30); accessioned as 1978.1345, June 23, 1993

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer