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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1977.216.327.5
Title
Body Sherd Of Closed Vessel With Painted Decoration
Classification
Fragments
Work Type
sherd
Date
16th-15th century BCE
Places
Find Spot: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Argos (Argolis)
Period
Helladic period, Late Helladic IIA
Culture
Mycenaean
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/328846
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Wheel-made
Dimensions
H. 1.9 W. 3.1 Th. 0.4-0.5
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
1977.216.327.5
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Brown red-orange paint on cream. 2 // horizontal bands around vessel. Buff-pink fabric. Scratched, chipped, and some cracking paint. Lower center in image.

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