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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1935.35.22.B
Title
Body Fragment of Imported Mycenaean Krater with Painted Decoration
Classification
Fragments
Work Type
sherd
Date
15th century BCE
Places
Find Spot: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Phylakopi (Melos)
Period
Helladic period, Late Helladic IIB
Culture
Mycenaean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/292025
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Wheel-made
Dimensions
H. 6.8 x W. 9.1 xTh. 0.8 cm (2 11/16 x 3 9/16 x 5/16 in.)
Provenance
Gift of Miss Bettina J. Kahnweiler. From the site of Phylakopi on Melos.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Miss Bettina J. Kahnweiler
Accession Year
1935
Object Number
1935.35.22.B
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Brown-on-brown. Two large, elegantly painted running spirals between horizontal bands around the vessel body. Grey fabric fired buff. Coarse, porus fabric with many inclusions, and many white inclusions in fabric surface.

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