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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.252.29
Title
Body Sherd of Stemmed Bowl with Painted Decoration
Classification
Fragments
Work Type
sherd
Date
3rd millennium BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Thessaly
Period
Helladic period, Early Helladic III
Culture
Mycenaean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/291382
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Wheel-made
Dimensions
H. 4.7 W. 3.9 Th. 0.4-0.6
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
1960.252.29
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Red-brown on cream. 3 thick concentric bands around the vessel. A thin, vertical line from the top band (actually begins in the band), and a tiny semi circle would have formed a panel motif. The interior is heavily encrusted and unslipped, except for a band a red paint at the bottom. Red fabric. Small scratches and pits.

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