Rim fragment of a cup
Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Middle Minoan Period
about 2000–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Greece, Crete, Mochlos
4.6 x 5.3 cm (1 13/16 x 2 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
From Richard Seager's Excavation at Mochlos, Crete.
Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker