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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1977.216.324.2
Title
Kylix Foot 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/328847
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Terracotta
Technique
Wheel-made
Dimensions
H. 1.9 (including stem) W. 6.8 Th. 0.6
Provenance
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
1977.216.324.2
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Protruding kylix foot, domed underside. Red-brown on buff. 3 thick bands around foot, with another band on stem fragment. Reddish fabric. Edges worn, some encrustation and scratches. Middle sherd in photograph.

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