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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1895.190
Title
Body Sherd of Closed Vessel with Painted Decoration
Classification
Fragments
Work Type
sherd
Date
16th-13th century BCE
Places
Find Spot: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Mycenae (Argolis)
Period
Helladic period, Late
Culture
Mycenaean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/293063
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Wheel-made
Dimensions
H. 2.2 W. 4.8 Th. 0.3-0.5
Provenance
Gift of Professor C.E. Norton and Richard Norton. From the site of Mycenae in the Argolid.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Professor C.E. Norton and Richard Norton
Accession Year
1895
Object Number
1895.190
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Thick, streaky reddish-brown bands of paind around vessel on cream slip. Pale pink-buff fabrric, chipped and scratched.

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