Jug fragment

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Late Minoan I A Period
Late Minoan I A, about 1500 B.C.


8.1 x 4.8 cm (3 3/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View


The Ancient World



Fragment of upper shoulder of jug. Reddish pink clay with buff slip. Thick dark brown paint. Slight ridge where shoulder meets lower neck; neck is covered with color ending in a linked semi-circle pattern below ridge. One thin brown line shadows this pattern. On body, one thick-rimmed spiral?


By date unknown: Alice Walton Collection; by mid 1950s: Mrs. H. Stuart Hughes Collection (purchased from Louis Joseph); gift to MFA from Mrs. H. Stuart Hughes, May 14, 1959 (accepted as Apparatus); accessioned by MFA as gift of Mrs. Suzanne R. Dworsky, March 25, 1992

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Suzanne R. Dworsky