Rim fragment of cup

Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Middle Minoan II Period
about 1800 B.C.


Findspot: Greece, Crete, Mochlos

Dimensions

2.5 x 1.5 cm (1 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.726

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Kamares Ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rim fragment of cup. Local Kamares ware. Straight pointed rim of small cup. Buff ware with black slip, red and white paint on exterior and red band below lip on interior. Three white dots are on the tip of the rim and a thin white horizontal band is below the red horizontal band of the lip. The white motif on the upper body of the cup is a band of loose triangles or what Walberg calls a spiral derivative, cf. Walberg Kamares, fig. 39 #8.30.

Provenance

From Richard Seager's Excavation at Mochlos, Crete.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker