Greek Mycenaean pithos jar

G142

£800.00

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A pottery pithos jar with a slender flared foot, three handles on the shoulder and a wide mouth. The body is painted with bands and a trellis pattern around the shoulder.

Culture
Greek, Mycenaean, 14th Century BC

Size
14.3 x 13.6 cms

Condition
Two handles repaired, some large surface chips to the body as can be seen in the photographs (one has been filled).

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Munich, Germany; acquired 1980’s. Accompanied by a photocopy of a German State cultural export license issued for this item.

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