Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Late Minoan III B-III C Period
11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Cylindrical pyxis, two high loop handles. Buff clay; brown paint. At center front, horns of consecration frame vertical checkerboard; beside horns, vertical rows of joined semi-circles; horns on back; crosshatched lozenges under handles. Top is modern.
By date unknown: Richard Hattat Collection, Hampshire, England; by 1985: Dr. and Mrs. Jerome M. Eisenberg Collection (purchased from Sotheby's, 1984); gift of Dr. and Mrs. Jerome M. Eisenberg to MFA, October 24, 1990
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Jerome M. Eisenberg