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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.252.36
Title
Body Sherd Of Mug 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/291354
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Wheel-made
Dimensions
H. 2.9 W. 3.1 Th. 0.5-0.6
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
1960.252.36
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
From a mug or cup with empty scale pattern. Dark brown on buff. Interior is monochrome brown-black. Ridges from throwing vessel on interior. Yellow-buff fabric. Paint slightly chipped.

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