Location: On Display in the Classical World Gallery

From: Greece | Crete | Vasiliki

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS4117
Current Location Classical World Gallery - On Display
Culture Minoan
Provenience Greece | Crete | Vasiliki
Period Early Minoan IIB
Section Mediterranean
Materials Ceramic

Vasilike ware Jug. Shape: Jug with high neck and spout, ring base, and one coil handle (schnabelkanne or beak-spouted jug). Fabric: Fine, pinkish gray (7.5YR 7/2) clay with decoration in mottled red (2.5YR 5/6) to black (5YR 2.5/2) paint. Decoration: Vasilike ware. Interior and underneath of base unpainted. Condition: Most of spout missing, otherwise intact.

Height 17 cm
Width 12 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Candia Museum (Herakleion Archaeological Museum); H. B. Hawes, 1904

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