Rim fragment of cup

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Middle Minoan II Period
about 1800 B.C.


Findspot: Greece, Crete, Mochlos

Dimensions

2.8 x 3.3 cm (1 1/8 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.728

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Kamares Ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rim fragment of cup. Local Kamares ware. Flaring pointed rim. Eggshell buff ware with black interior and exterior slip. White horizontal band below lip on interior with the same in red on the exterior. Three white circles form a row in a buff colored band, cf. Walberg Kamares fig. 46 #20.3. The top of a red loop indicates a body motif.

Provenance

From Richard Seager's Excavation at Mochlos, Crete.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker