Rim, wall, and part of base of bowl

Early Aegean
Final Neolithic Period


Findspot: Greece, Crete, Mochlos

Dimensions

7.5 x 9.5 cm (2 15/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

09.654

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rim, wall, and part of base of small deep bowl. Final Neolithic. Red brown clay, burned gray black on pitted interior, where a red polished surface has been eaten away; pale brown smooth burnish with black and dark red spots outside (like Vasilike ware), cloth-wiped? with horizontal strokes. Straight profile curving in to small, probably rounded base. Neolithic cooking bowl in active use.

Provenance

From Richard Seager's Excavation at Mochlos, Crete.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker