Rim fragment of a cup

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Middle Minoan Period
about 2000–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Greece, Crete, Mochlos

Dimensions

4.6 x 5.3 cm (1 13/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.723

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rim fragment with horizontal handle. Buff ware with dull black interior and exterior slip. (Traces of red on exterior?) Handle loops above the rim and is twisted, that is made with two round strips intertwined. On the interior where the handle and rim meet are two plastic buttons or rivet imitations. Traces of black slip and white paint on handle.

Provenance

From Richard Seager's Excavation at Mochlos, Crete.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker