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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.252.15
Title
Rim of Deep Bowl with Painted Decoration
Classification
Fragments
Work Type
sherd
Date
1190-1050 BCE
Places
Find Spot: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Mycenae (Argolis)
Period
Helladic period, Late Helladic IIIC
Culture
Mycenaean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/291805
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Wheel-made
Dimensions
H. 4.7 W. 5.9 Th. 0.4
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
1960.252.15
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Rim of deep bowl. Red on reddish buff slip. From the lip is a vertical chain of lozenges between two vertical bands, reminiscent of a paneled motif. There are small dots inside each of the corner angles of the lozenges. To the left is a curving band from the rim, forming a spiral. Another portion of a curving line is to the right of the lozenges. Interior has band around vessel at lip, and another just below. Reddish buff fabric. Exterior encrusted. Sparkling grits visible on interior in fabric.

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