l. to r.: 1977.216.2148.1, .2, .3, .4 Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1977.216.2148.4
Title
Body Sherd Of Deep Bowl With Painted Decoration
Classification
Fragments
Work Type
sherd
Date
14th-12th century BCE
Places
Find Spot: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Mycenae (Argolis)
Period
Helladic period, Late Helladic IIIB
Culture
Mycenaean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/328809
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Wheel-made
Dimensions
H. 3.2 W. 2.8 Th. 0.5
Provenance
Gift of Dr. A.S. Pease Collection. Transferred from the Department of the Classics, Harvard University. From the site of Mycenae in the Argolid.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from the Department of the Classics, Harvard University, Gift of Dr. A. S. Pease
Accession Year
1977
Object Number
1977.216.2148.4
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Body of deep bowl, near rim. Brown to red-brown paint on cream. A horizontal rim band around vessel, with a vertical zig-zag enclosed between two sets of parallel, vertical, thinly painted lines. Interior is monochrome red-brown. Interior paint is cracking. Pink-buff fabric.

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