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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.252.22
Title
Handle Fragment from a Deep Bowl with Painted Decoration
Classification
Fragments
Work Type
sherd
Date
14th-12th century BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Thessaly
Period
Helladic period, Late Helladic IIIB
Culture
Mycenaean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/291249
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Wheel-made
Dimensions
H. 5.9 (not with handle) W. 5.8 Th. 0.4, handle 0.9
Provenance
Bequest of David M. Robinson.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of David M. Robinson
Accession Year
1960
Object Number
1960.252.22
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
The exterior has a cream slip, and there are 3 large ovular swatches of paint on the round, horizontal handle. The interior is monochrome red, with brown streaks. Reddish fabric. Encrusted.

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