Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Early Minoan II Period
about 2600 B.C.
Findspot: Greece, Crete, Mochlos
8 x 5.5 cm (3 1/8 x 2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ceramic, Dark on Light; Koumasa
Not On View
Two joined fragments of the wall of a jug. Dark on Light Painted Ware, Koumasa Ware. Red buff clay, buff slip, dark brown paint. Curved parallel lines, unevenly drawn, apparently swooping from upper left to lower right, and crossing a single right-to-left diagonal at the bottom. Gouged swirls on the clay inside.
From Richard Seager's Excavation at Mochlos, Crete.
Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker