Early Aegean, Minoan or Helladic
Bronze Age, Late Minoan IIIA/Late Helladic IIIA
Late Minoan III A/Late Helladic III A, about 1350 B.C.
3.6 x 3.8 cm (1 7/16 x 1 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Buff clay and slip; red paint outside. Thin red loops in scale pattern. Red “P” for Phaistos?
Perhaps from Phaistos (red painted "P" on the sherd); by date unknown: Alice Walton Collection; by mid 1950s: Mrs. H. Stuart Hughes Collection (purchased from Louis Joseph); gift to MFA from Mrs. H. Stuart Hughes, May 14, 1959 (accepted as Apparatus); accessioned by MFA as gift of Mrs. Suzanne R. Dworsky, March 25, 1992
Gift of Mrs. Suzanne R. Dworsky