Squat alabastron

Early Aegean, Helladic
Bronze Age, Late Helladic II–III A Period
about 1400–1375 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 078.

Dimensions

Height: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.735

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Low, everted rim. Low, flat shape with raised rim and three small handles. Low everted rim. Decoration: concentric circles around rim and on bottom; double rows of dots between handles; and a wave pattern along edge. Partly restored. Concentric circles on base. Furumark type 84.

Provenance

According to Fairbanks, Catalogue: from Argos; gift of the National Museum, Athens to MFA, August 6, 1914

Credit Line

Gift of the National Museum, Athens