Pithoid jar or jug

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Late Minoan I B Period
Late Minoan I B, about 1500–1450 B.C.


Findspot: Greece, Crete, Mochlos

Dimensions

6.9 x 6 cm (2 11/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

09.807

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small pithoid jar or jug. Wall fragment just below ridged neck. Red buff clay, yellow chestnut paint. Neck banded; irregular pendent wave pattern hanging from it; below, upper parts of two double axe blades, sharply pointed.

Provenance

From Richard Seager's Excavation at Mochlos, Crete.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker