Early Aegean, Helladic
Bronze Age, Middle Helladic II Period
about 1800–1600 B.C.
Height: 25 cm (9 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Handmade vase of buff clay with darker grits. Globular body with narrow high neck out-turned at top; two handles on shoulder. Four stripes of matt paint on top of shoulder close to neck, and four more under handles. Large sections restored.
By date unknown: Lincoln MacVeagh Collection (said to have been found in the dromos of the tomb of Clytemnestra at Mycenae and acquired by the donor while he was ambassador to Greece); gift of Lincoln MacVeagh to MFA, February 11, 1960
Gift of Lincoln MacVeagh