Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Early Minoan III Period
about 2300 B.C.
Findspot: Greece, Crete, Mochlos
6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, White on Dark Ware
Not On View
Fine light on dark beaked jug with a snake applied on the left side of the spout. EM III Light on Dark Ware. Gray buff clay, dull black slip, buff paint. A line of dark slip inside the spout; two white rigns outside the spout; on the shoulder, double white zigzags and an ellipse filled with lattice pattern.
From Richard Seager's Excavation at Mochlos, Crete.
Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker