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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1977.216.331.5
Title
Rim Sherd Of Deep Semi-Globular Cup With Painted Decoration
Classification
Fragments
Work Type
sherd
Places
Find Spot: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Mycenae (Argolis)
Period
Helladic period, Late Helladic IIIC
Culture
Mycenaean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/328835
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Wheel-made
Dimensions
H. 3.2 W. 3.9 Th. Body 0.3, rim, 0.5
Provenance
Transfer from the Department of the Classics, Harvard University. Gift of Pfeiffer-Hartwell Collection. 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 Pfeiffer-Hartwell Collection
Accession Year
1977
Object Number
1977.216.331.5
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Rim sherd of deep semi-globular cup. Red-brown paint on buff. A band around vessel below on and below lip on exterior, with another band of paint further down on body. The area between the two bands is a washier, lighter area of paint. The interior is a washy monochrome red-orange. Pinkish-buff fabric. Paint cracking, encrusted, and chipped rim.

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