Ancient Art

Dish

2700–2200 B.C.

Marble

13.8 cm (5 7/16 in.)
Gift of Ruth Elizabeth White
1988.80.39
Culture: 
Greek, Cycladic
Period: 
Bronze Age, Early Cycladic II
Classification: 
Containers - Stone
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Said to have come from a European private collection; sale of the above, Glueckselig and Sons, New York; Ruth Elizabeth White, acquired from the above, 1968; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1988.

Bibliography: 

Jurgen Thimme, ed., Art and Culture of the Cyclades in the Third Millenium B.C. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1977), 318-319, 507, no. 296, ill.

“Acquisitions 1988,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989): 114.

Mimi Gardner Gates, “Director’s Report 1988,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989): 114.

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 such records is ongoing.