Stirrup jar

Early Aegean, Helladic
Bronze Age, Late Helladic III B 1 Period


Dimensions

16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1995.829

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Spout to interior hollow. Dark-brown to black broad and narrow lines on buff clay. Stylized trees (or people) on shoulder and circles on the bottom. Prob. late palm trees (doum *illegible* palm?)

Provenance

Said to be from Boiotia, the Tanagra (Bratzi) necropolis, found in the early 1960s (?) and to have come from a Parke Bernet auction, Spring, 1970; by May 1970: Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; May 12, 1970; loaned by Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA (103.1970); gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 1995

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III