Rim of bowl

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Middle Minoan Period


Dimensions

4.3 x 4.4 cm (1 11/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

59.1121

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rim of bowl. Buff clay and slip; red, black and white paint. Square rim; black covers surface area of remaining sherd; added red and white on outside in a loop design. Red painted “P” [Phaistos?]

Provenance

Perhaps from Phaistos (red painted "P" 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