Ancient Art

Mycenaean sherd from jar lid

ca. 1425 B.C.–1230 B.C.

Ceramic, reddish brown slip for design on exterior, interior reserved

6.6 x 5.5 x 0.7 cm (2 5/8 x 2 3/16 x 1/4 in.)
Ruth Elizabeth White Fund
2008.136.1.6
Culture: 
Greek, Mycenaean
Period: 
Mycenaean III A–Mycenean III B, Late Helladic
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2009,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 142.

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