Rim fragment of cup

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

Findspot: Greece, Crete, Mochlos


2.8 x 3.3 cm (1 1/8 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Kamares Ware

Not On View


The Ancient World



Rim fragment of cup. Local Kamares ware. Flaring pointed rim. Eggshell buff ware with black interior and exterior slip. White horizontal band below lip on interior with the same in red on the exterior. Three white circles form a row in a buff colored band, cf. Walberg Kamares fig. 46 #20.3. The top of a red loop indicates a body motif.


From Richard Seager's Excavation at Mochlos, Crete.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker