Early Aegean, Minoan
Bronze Age, Middle Minoan Period
about 2000–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Greece, Crete, Mochlos
3.1 x 5.4 cm (1 1/4 x 2 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fragment of wall of vessel with plastic decoration. Buff ware with interior and exterior black slip. Three incised horizontal ridges on interior. The stem of a vertical strap handle remains on the exterior. Two plastic knobs are on either side of the handle, no doubt a metallic imitation.
From Richard Seager's Excavation at Mochlos, Crete.
Gift of Mrs. T. James Bowlker