About this object

A small jug with a spherical body and a cut away spout. A vetical strap handle is from the shoulder to the base of the spout. The jug has decoration of the Light-on-Dark technique with very deep red and lustrous slip and buffed vertical diagonal bands all along its body. The base of the spout has thick red circular bands along it and the diagonal edges of the mouth are decorated in deep red diagonal lines.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Container
  • Culture
    Minoan
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Europe: Southern Europe: Greece: Crete: Knossos
  • Date made
    2000 BC - 1950 BC Middle Minoan IA
  • Materials
    Pottery
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Professor R.C. Bosanquet, 1955
  • Collector
    Robert Carr Bosanquet
  • Place collected
    Europe: Southern Europe: Greece: Crete
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    133 mm x 111 mm x 42 mm x 940 cm
  • Note
    Formerly Bosanquet Collection
  • Related people
    Robert Carr Bosanquet (Collector)
Object view = Humanities
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