left to right: 1977.216.1781.1, .2 and .3 Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1977.216.1781.1
Title
Rim Of Short-collared Vessel With Native Geometric Style, Matt Painted Decoration
Classification
Fragments
Work Type
sherd
Date
2nd-1st millennium BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Phylakopi (Melos)
Period
Cycladic period
Culture
Cycladic
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/287070
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Wheel-made
Dimensions
H. 3.5 W. 5.8 T. 0.3
Provenance
Transfer from the Department of Classics, Harvard University, G.G. Van Rensselaer Fund. Originally loaned by Geo H. Browne, Esq. From the site of Phylakopi on Melos.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from the Department of the Classics, Harvard University, Loan from George H. Browne
Accession Year
1977
Object Number
1977.216.1781.1
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Rim of a short-collared vessel. Brown-on-buff, unslipped. 2 groups of // diagonal lines slant towards one another, with a coarsely added plastic. Coarse fabric with many white inclusions. Wheel-made. Native Geometric Style, Matt Painted Ware (MCyc. I-II)


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