Stirrup jar

Early Aegean, Helladic
Bronze Age, Late Helladic III B Period
about 1350–1200 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 27 cm (10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

64.979

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Reddish-brown on buff. Bands around body enclose row of lozenges. Concentric circles on slightly convex top of false neck, a band around base and rim of spout, free lozenges and concentric circles with dotted outer circle in the upper portion.

Provenance

Said to have been found near Tanagra in Boiotia; by 1963: with Theodoros Zoumboulakis in Athens; by 1964: with Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, 8 Place de la Taconnerie, Geneva, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Byron Th. Zoumboulakis, June 8, 1964

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund