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Collared stone jar (kandila)

ca. 3000–2800 B.C.

White coarse-grained marble

20.3 x 17.8 cm (8 x 7 in.)
Gift of Mrs. Charles Howland
1951.36.2
Culture: 
Greek, Cycladic
Period: 
Early Bronze Age, Early Cycladic I
Classification: 
Containers - Stone
Status: 
On view
Bibliography: 

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.

Handbook of the Collections, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), 260, ill.

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