upper row, left to right: 1977.216.1795.1, 2 and 3 lower row, l to r: .4 and 5 Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1977.216.1795.4
Title
Rim Of Mug With Rib Under Rim And Painted Decoration
Classification
Fragments
Work Type
sherd
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Greece
Find Spot: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Crete, Knossos (Crete)
Period
Minoan period, Late
Culture
Mycenaean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/328222
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Wheel-made
Dimensions
H. 5.6 W. 4.7 Th. 0.3
Provenance
Transferred from the Department of the Classics, Harvard University. Loaned from George H. Browne, Esq. From the site Knossos, 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
1977.216.1795.4
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Rim of mug with rib under rim (neck ring). Dark brown on brown slip. 2 groups of vertical // lines from neck ring to thick band at belly (5 on left, 4 on right). Neck ring and just below were painted, but are now faded. The interior is monochrome dark brown. Reddish core of buff fabric. Weathered, faded. Interior with some encrustation and large chip. LHIIIA2


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