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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1977.216.1794.3
Title
Shoulder Fragment of a Closed Vessel. Kamares Ware.
Classification
Fragments
Work Type
sherd
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Crete
Find Spot: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Crete, Knossos (Crete)
Period
Minoan period, Middle
Culture
Minoan
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/328218
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Wheel-made
Dimensions
H. 5 W. 3.8 Th. 0.4-0.6
Provenance
Transferred from the Department of the Classics, Harvard University. Loaned from George H. Browne, Esq. From the site of Knossos on Crete.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from the Department of the Classics, Harvard University, Loan from George H. Browne
Accession Year
1977
Object Number
1977.216.1794.3
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Kamares ware shoulder fragment of a closed vessel. Large band of orange paint on black slip. Two white bands below it around vessel. Paint is nearly worn off, though dark slip remains semi-lustrous. Pink fabric with buff slip on interior. MMII-III.


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