Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Late Minoan I B Period
Late Minoan I B, about 1450 B.C.
Findspot: Greece, Crete, Mochlos
4.6 x 8.2 cm (1 13/16 x 3 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Jar fragment. Ovoid body. Buff clay, brown-black paint. Below, a band, from which rise in both diagonal slants branches of simplified plants, a paler stem and darker tear-shaped leaves; rows of circles diagonally between the plants, only the center thicker paint remaining. Floral Style.
From Richard Seager's Excavation at Mochlos, Crete.
Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker