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Ancient Art

Collared stone jar (kandila).

ca. 3000–2800 B.C.

White coarse-grained marble

H. 11.6 cm. (4 9/16”), W. (with handles) 9 cm. (3 17/32”), D. of base 4.15 cm. (1 5/8”), D. base of neck 6 cm. (2 3/8”).
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas T. Solley, B.A.1950
1991.28.1
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Greek, Cycladic
Period: 
Early Bronze Age, Early Cycladic I
Classification: 
Containers - Stone
Provenance: 

Thomas T. Solley; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1991.

Bibliography: 

Jurgen Thimme, ed., Art and Culture of the Cyclades in the Third Millenium B.C. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1977), 310, 501, no. 266.

“Acquisitions 1991,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1992): 162, ill.

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.