Collared stone jar (kandila) Artist: Unknown

ca. 3000–2800 B.C.

Ancient Art

On view, 1st floor, Ancient Art


White coarse-grained marble


20.3 × 17.8 cm (8 × 7 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles Howland

Accession Number



Early Bronze Age, Early Cycladic I


Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of records is ongoing.


  • Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 260, ill.
  • Jurgen Thimme, ed., Art and Culture of the Cyclades in the Third Millenium B.C. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1977), 310–11, fig. 265, 272.

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