Rim of bowl

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Middle Minoan Period


Dimensions

3.8 x 6.7 cm (1 1/2 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.1119

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rim of bowl. Buff clay and slip; lustrous brown paint. Everted rim with brown band reaching from inside to out. Threen linked, heavy-rimmed spirals on body. Red painted “K” [Knossos?]

Provenance

Perhaps from Knossos (red painted "K" on the sherd); by date unknown: Alice Walton Collection; by mid 1950s: Mrs. H. Stuart Hughes Collection (purchased from Louis Joseph); gift to MFA from Mrs. H. Stuart Hughes, May 14, 1959 (accepted as Apparatus); accessioned by MFA as gift of Mrs. Suzanne R. Dworsky, March 25, 1992

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Suzanne R. Dworsky