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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1977.216.324.1
Title
Ring Base Of Deep Bowl With Painted Decoration
Classification
Fragments
Work Type
sherd
Date
12th-11th century BCE
Places
Find Spot: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Mycenae (Argolis)
Period
Helladic period, Late Helladic IIIC
Culture
Mycenaean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/287479
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Wheel-made
Dimensions
H. 4 W. 6.6 Th. 0.8 at base, 0.3 body
Provenance
Pfeiffer-Hartwell Collection. From the site of Mycenae in the Argolid.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from the Department of the Classics, Harvard University, Gift of Pfeiffer-Hartwell Collection
Accession Year
1977
Object Number
1977.216.324.1
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Base with sloping profile. Dark brown-black on reddish-brown slip. Interior is heavily encrusted; possibly with a large area of dark brown paint on red slip. Reddish-brown fabric. Left sherd in photograph.




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