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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.252.16
Title
Rim Sherd of Deep Bowl with Painted Decoration
Classification
Fragments
Work Type
sherd
Date
1320-1190 BCE
Places
Find Spot: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Mycenae (Argolis)
Period
Helladic period, Late Helladic IIIB
Culture
Mycenaean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/291303
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Wheel-made
Dimensions
H. 4 W. 4.3 Th. 0.3
Provenance
Bequest of David M. Robinson. From the site of Mycenae in the Argolid.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of David M. Robinson
Accession Year
1960
Object Number
1960.252.16
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Dark brown-red on cream slip paneled decoration. Thick band from outer edge of lip and below rim on exterior, with 5 thin, vertical lines from it. To the left, are 3 // horizontal wavy lines. On the interior there is a band around the vessel, just below the lip. Reddish-buff clay. Paint slightly cracking. Late LH IIIB/early LH IIIC.

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