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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1895.182
Title
Body Sherd of Closed Vessel with Painted Decoration
Classification
Fragments
Work Type
sherd
Date
12th-11th century BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Tiryns (Argolis)
Period
Helladic period, Late Helladic IIIC
Culture
Mycenaean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/293105
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Wheel-made
Provenance
Gift of Professor C.E. Norton and Richard Norton. From the site of Tiryns 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
1895.182
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Possibly from an amphoriskos. 2 bands of thin, brown paint, with 5 thinner, yellow-brown bands in between around vessel. From the bottom band, there are 2 groups of //, vertical brown bands. Brown-buff fabric. Weathered.

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