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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.252.24
Title
Body Shery Of Closed Vessel With Painted Decoration
Classification
Fragments
Work Type
sherd
Date
12th-11th century BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Thessaly
Period
Helladic period, Late Helladic IIIC
Culture
Mycenaean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/291252
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Wheel-made
Dimensions
H. 3.7 W. 4.4 Th. 0.5
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
1960.252.24
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Sherd probably of a stirrup jar. Orange-brown to brown-grey paint on cream slip. Buff clay with grey core. There is a thick band of grey-brown paint around the vessel, with a portion of another band below it. Above, there are 2 groups of thin, orange-bown curiving lines, probably wavy vertical stems.

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