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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.252.54
Title
Body Sherd of Open Jar
Classification
Fragments
Work Type
sherd
Date
17th-16th century BCE
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Greece
Period
Minoan period, Late Minoan IB
Culture
Minoan
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/291496
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Wheel-made
Dimensions
H. W. 6.1 Th. 0.2-0.4
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
1960.252.54
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Body sherd of open jar. White paint on red slip. Two arching, nested 'V's, which formed a pendant motif. Interior has thick diagonal band of red slip. Orange-buff fabric. White paint faded, chipped slip.

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