Minoan Proto-palatial pottery jug

G153

£600.00

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A pale red pottery jug with a beaked spout and slightly compressed globular body set on a flat base. The handle is decorated with a central incised groove.

Culture
Crete, Minoan, Middle Minoan Proto-palatial 1B, circa 2000-1800 BC

Size
18.5 x 14.5 cms

Condition
A loss to one side of the spout and a small chip on the tip, general surface accretions as seen in the photographs

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Portugal; acquired in the mid 20th Century and thence by family descent.

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