Cup rim fragment
Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Late Minoan I B Period
Late Minoan I B, about 1450 B.C.
Findspot: Greece, Crete, Mochlos
5 x 4.6 cm (1 15/16 x 1 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Cup rim. Fairly straight wall, slightly offset rim. Buff clay, dark brown paint, with white highlights. Coated inside. Rim banded, with a white stripe on the top of the rim and at the bottom of the band; a simple lily with six “pistils” slanting right, and a blob or another flower in the field below right. Inside, a penciled notation LH III. Floral Style.
From Richard Seager's Excavation at Mochlos, Crete.
Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker