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Jar Fragment

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

CULTURES Mycenaean; Greek
MEDIUM Clay, pigment
DATES ca. 1425–1300 B.C.E.
PERIOD Late Helladic IIIA Period
DIMENSIONS 2 1/4 x 3/16 x 2 1/2 in. (5.7 x 0.4 x 6.4 cm)  (show scale)
CREDIT LINE Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Large sherd, probably from the body of a false neck jar. Buff background, black and brown concentric decorations. Surface badly chipped. Small Mycenaean sherd, one of four. These sherds of little importance in themselves, are of some interest in our collection as being the first examples yet received of Mycenaean pottery from the Sudan.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Mycenaean. Jar Fragment, ca. 1425–1300 B.C.E. Clay, pigment, 2 1/4 x 3/16 x 2 1/2 in. (5.7 x 0.4 x 6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society, 38.556c. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.38.556c_view4.JPG)
IMAGE back, CUR.38.556c_view4.JPG. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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