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Mycenaean pottery squat alabastron with wave decoration

G123

£650.00

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A pottery squat alabastron shaped jar with and curved profile and two handles. The shoulder is painted with a stylised wave pattern and the lower body and base are decorated with parallel bands.

Culture
Greek, Mycenaean, Late Helladic IIIa, c. 1400-1300 BC

Condition
One handle repaired, surface worn as seen in the photographs

Size
6.3 x 10.2 cms

Provenance
Ex. collection: Ambassador Reginald Bartholomew, New York, USA (1936-2012); Mr Bartholomew was the US ambassador to Lebanon, Spain and Italy at various periods during the 1980’s-1990’s.

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