Northern Greek Bronze Age pottery jug with incised decorationC36
A pottery jug with an arched handle and a broad cut-away spout. The shoulder is decorated with incised linear patterns including a zig-zag band below the neck.
Northern Greece, Early or Middle Bronze Age, late 3rd to 2nd Millennium BC; reputedly found near lake Ostrovo (modern Lake Vegoritida) in Macedonia
11.2 x 10 cms
One side of the spout chipped, general surface accretions as seen in the photographs
Ex. private collection, France; acquired from a collection formed in the late 19th or early 20th Century. An old label to the front of the body reads: “Travaux de la deviation de la ligne SM a Ostrovo. Objet trouve dans une tombe a la cote 542, a 15e a droite du K 136+700 m.”