Vessel fragment

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Middle Minoan Period
about 2000–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Greece, Crete, Mochlos

Dimensions

3.1 x 5.4 cm (1 1/4 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

09.717

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment of wall of vessel with plastic decoration. Buff ware with interior and exterior black slip. Three incised horizontal ridges on interior. The stem of a vertical strap handle remains on the exterior. Two plastic knobs are on either side of the handle, no doubt a metallic imitation.

Provenance

From Richard Seager's Excavation at Mochlos, Crete.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker