Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Late Minoan I B Period
Late Minoan I B, about 1500–1450 B.C.
Findspot: Greece, Crete, Mochlos
4 x 7.5 cm (1 9/16 x 2 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Late Minoan I B Marine Style; Bowl fragment. Outside: solid bulbous body with start of reserved eye surrounded by parts of two tentacles and small hook fillers, all above a rock pattern. Inside: octopus tentacle and scale-filled rocks. Gray clay and slip. Brown paint oputside, inside dark red. Please note incorrect number on object.
Incorrect painted number on actual sherd seems to be 09.56, which is a pitcher fragment.
Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker