Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Middle Minoan II Period
about 1800 B.C.
Findspot: Greece, Crete, Mochlos
3 x 3.4 cm (1 3/16 x 1 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Kamares Ware
Not On View
Fragment of wall of vessel. Pinkish buff ware with clear and black slip on exterior. Three incised horizontal bands. Black and clear slips are vertical panels in this fragment
and the black slip has vertical burnishing lines. A white
line is painted over the meeting point of the two slips.
Traces of white paint appear within the black slip area and
fill in the horizontal incised lines.
From Richard Seager's Excavation at Mochlos, Crete.
Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker